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Blast At St. Petersburg McDonald's Injures One


A blast outside a McDonald's restaurant has injured one person in the Russian city of St. Petersburg.

An explosive device hidden in a package detonated when the man picked it up on the city's main street, Nevsky Prospekt.

The blast tore off the man's hand.

This is the second blast targeting McDonald's in St. Petersburg.

An earlier explosion ripped through the fast-food chain's restaurant on Nevsky Prospekt in 2007, wounding 10 people.

The bomber was sentenced to 15 years in a high-security prison.

Based on reporting by Interfax and ITAR-TASS
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