Explosive device disarmed in St. Petersburg apartment building

“An explosive device has been located and disarmed,” Konstantin Serov, head of the administration of the district where the device was located, told TASS.

Earlier Russian media reported that a nine-story residential building in St. Petersburg had been evacuated after a suspicious object was found in one of the apartments.

Local residents told Fontanka.ru news portal that people from Central Asia were renting the apartment where the police made their search.