A gas blast has been reported at a supermarket in Russia’s Vladikavkaz. One person, possibly a security guard, was injured in the blast, the press service of the North Ossetia’s government informed reporters on Friday.
One person may remain under rubble after the blast, as the building fully collapsed following the explosion, a source in the emergency services said.
"According to the preliminary data, several people were in the building at the moment of the blast. One person may remain under the rubble," TASS cited the source as saying.
The supermarket was closed at the moment of the explosion.