A massive explosion at a gas station has rocked the Southwestern Russian city of Volgograd. Insider Paper has obtained a video of the explosion. According to preliminary reports, at least 12 people were injured in the blast. You can see giant flames and smoke erupting following the explosion.
According to locals, a series of blasts took place just minutes apart at the Volgograd gas station. Regional authorities told Sputnik News that at least one person was in critical condition. “Eight people have been injured, one of them is in critical condition,” authorities said in a statement.
Blast / explosion at a gas filling station in #Volgograd, Southern #Russia – Reports say, 4 people got injured. pic.twitter.com/WOoAO5hsAz
The number of people injured in the accident is likely to rise, according to local media reports. Among those injured are four employees of the Emergencies Ministry, who arrived at the site soon after the explosion.