Twin blasts at metro stations in St. Petersburg; 10 killed, over 50 injured

Shobhit Kalra

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Published on 3 April 2017 12:55 PM GMT

Twin blasts at metro stations in St. Petersburg; 10 killed, over 50 injured
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Moscow: At least 10 people were killed and over 50 injured in a twin blasts which occurred at "Sennaya Ploschad [square]" and "Tekhnologichesky Institute" stations in Russia's St. Petersburg on Monday.

Seven stations of the metro's blue line were closed immediately after the blasts, while ambulance and fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Rescue operations were underway, the local media reported.

One of the explosions reportedly occurred in a metro car. Security agencies yet to ascertain the perpetrators, while the area has been cordoned off and a probe has been launched.

No group or organisation had taken responsibility till the reports last came here.

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Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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