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Structures harmed, residents relocated following unspecified event in St Petersburg, confirmed by the governor.

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Structures harmed, residents relocated following unspecified event in St Petersburg, confirmed by the governor.

Explosion Damages Buildings in St Petersburg, Russia

Residents Evacuated After Loud Explosion

In St Petersburg, Russia, two buildings were damaged, and residents were evacuated following a loud explosion that shattered windows. St Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov confirmed an incident in the city’s north-eastern district of Krasnogvardeyskiy. Fortunately, there were no casualties, but the cause of the incident remains unknown.

Extent of Damage Revealed

Video footage from the scene showed a damaged building facade with blown-out windows, broken balconies, and debris scattered on the ground. Witnesses reported hearing strange sounds before the blast, which led to a fire. One resident, Elena, described the terrifying experience of her window shattering due to the explosion.

Speculations Surrounding the Incident

Reports suggested that a downed Ukrainian drone might have caused the explosion as it was allegedly heading towards a nearby fuel depot. However, Russian authorities have not officially confirmed this speculation. The incident has left the community shaken and seeking answers about what transpired.