It quoted an official as saying no blaze followed the blast.An explosion has torn through a nightclub in the Russian city of Perm, killing at least 76 people, media reports say.
Details are sketchy but Russian news agencies citing police report that many people were also injured in the blast.
News agencies said about 200 people were in the club at the time. The cause of the blast was not clear.
The explosion happened at 2315 local time (2015 GMT), RIA news agency reported.
Perm is some 1,400km (870 miles) east of Moscow.
"The explosion occurred in the Lame Horse bar in Perm," Interfax quoted a police official as saying.
The club is located in the city centre, reports said.
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