Explosion in Russian nightclub

Scores killed and injured after a blast that ripped through a Russian nightclub.

    A blast has ripped through a Russian nightclub in the city of Perm, killing more than 100 people and injuring dozens more.

    Vladamir Putin, the Russian prime minister, has ordered an investigation into the accident which some reports suggest was a result of pyrotechnics.

    Al Jazeera Neave Barker reports from Moscow, the capital of Russia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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