Accessibility links

Breaking News

Russian Police Say Bomb Caused St. Petersburg McDonald's Blast

Russian police confirm that a shrapnel-packed bomb exploded Sunday in a McDonald's restaurant in St. Petersburg, injuring six people.

The blast shattered windows and caused the ceiling to collapse. None of the injuries was serious.

Investigators say the bomb was left under a table at the fast food restaurant along Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg's main street.

Authorities have not said if the attack was terrorist-related.

A car bombing of a Moscow McDonald's by Muslim extremists in 2002 killed one person and wounded seven.

Some information for this report was provided by UPI.