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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Embassy Explosion

MOSCOW -- A gasoline container exploded in the Romanian Embassy in Moscow, starting a small fire and injuring one man seriously, embassy staff said.

The man had been hospitalized, according to staff,who declined to explain the circumstances of Saturday's incident.

Fire services quoted by the Interfax news agency said the container located in the embassy bathroom exploded for as yet unknown reasons.

The injured man suffered burns over 40 percent of his body.