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Belgrade Bakery Destroyed By Suicide Bomber

As soon as the explosion occurred, people, who stood close to the bakery, called the police, and shortly after the emergency personnel were immediately dispatched to the scene, closing the street in the process.

Michelle Jones reporting for ValueWalk: An explosion shook Belgrade’s streets this morning as a man ran inside a bakery and detonated a hand grenade. However, despite severe damage to property inside the building, no one, except the suicide bomber got injured or killed. This is due to the bomber chasing all the people who were inside the bakery out before exploding himself.

It is said that this was not a random incident or act of terrorism. It is former Culture Minister Bratislav Petkovic, who is the current president of the Community Museum of Science and Technology, who owns the bakery and who, according to rumor, was targeted by the suicide bomber.

As soon as explosion occurred, people, who stood close to the bakery, called the police, and shortly after the emergency personnel were immediately dispatched to the scene, closing the street in the process.

B92 reports that a high school sits on the same street where the bakery is located, but the media outlet also reports that the students were never threatened during the incident. Another bakery, a bank, pharmacies, fast food restaurants, a butcher, and a market are also located near the bakery where the explosion.

By Stefan Paraber for GIA.

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