The number of victims of a grenade explosion that was tossed by a man into a private home in the Prietoksky village, Stavropol Region, rose to 11, the Emergency Services said in a statement on Sunday, APA reports citing TASS.
"Under the canopy of a private house, 18 people celebrated a birthday. Their neighbor threw a grenade, 11 people were injured in the explosion, and there are no children among them," the source said.
"11 victims needed medical assistance," the agency’s source said. Currently, the house is cordoned off. Law enforcement officers, K9 units, and representatives of operational services are working on location.