3 injured in blast at bus stop in Moscow

Moscow: At least three people were injured in a blast reportedly caused by a firecracker at a bus stop in Moscow, the TASS news agency reported.

According to preliminary information, a self-made firecracker thrown by an unidentified person from the window of a passing car or a nearby building might have caused the blast, TASS said, quoting local police department spokesman Andrei Galiakberov.

Two women have been hospitalised, and a man with minor wounds was receiving medical treatment on the scene.
Investigators were currently on the site to determine the cause of the explosion.