BREAKING: Explosion at St Petersburg metro station – at least 10 dead
UPDATE: Authorities have said that they have found a second bomb at another location and have deactivated that bomb, again along that metro-line in St. Petersburg, Russia. Also, the Associated Press via Russian News: Security cameras may have caught a suspect in their view and they are looking at that tape now to see who that person is. The anti-terrorism committee is fully engaged and is calling this “an act of terrorism.”
TWIN explosions at two St Petersburg metro stations have killed 10 people.
hose killed by the blast at Sennaya Ploschad station and Tekhnologichesky Institute station include children.
People were pictured lying on a platform as passengers rushed to help them amid a flurry of smoke.
Passengers were immediately evacuated from the stations, the metro company said.
Two blasts are believed to have taken place, with reports one was at Tekhnologichesky Institute station as well.
The door of a train was seen blown out in smithereens.
Police have closed seven stations in the western Russian city.
A statement from the metro company, said: “The entrance and exit to Tekhnologichesky Institut and Sennaya Ploshchad stations are closed, the trains are running without stopping.
“There is an evacuation of passengers.”
Reported by: express.co.uk