Russians panic on social media after overnight explosion near Moscow
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Later, eyewitnesses began posting videos of a fire apparently near where the explosion occurred.
The powerful blast, which happened at 21:46 local time on March 2, was also recorded by several nearby surveillance cameras.
Russian authorities have denied that any incident took place, while local residents were in a state of panic.
Russian media said variously that a drone had exploded in the air, the cause of the explosion was unknown, or that the blast had been the sound of a MiG fighter jet breaking the sound barrier over the town.
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Meanwhile, Ukrainians online noted the irony of having Russian citizens – living only about 100 kilometers from the Kremlin – wake up to the sound of explosions.
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