OIC wishes injured in St. Petersburg blast quick recovery
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the blast occurred at a supermarket in Russia's St. Petersburg that injured at least 13 people.
"The OIC General Secretariat expressed its sadness over the heinous act and offered sincere condolences to the families of the wounded persons and wished them quick recovery. It further reiterated the principled position of the OIC against all forms and manifestations of terrorism," Trend cited the OIC's message as saying.
An explosion at a supermarket in St. Petersburg’s Kondratyevsky Avenue was reported at about 18.30 (MSK) on Wednesday. According to preliminary reports, an unidentified explosive device was detonated in the Gigant-Hall entertainment center on the first floor near self-storage lockers of the Perekrestok supermarket.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that it was a terrorist attack.