11 Dead and Dozens Injured in St. Petersburg Metro Explosion
April 4 , 2017
11 Killed and Several Others Injured in St. Petersburg Metro Explosion
April 4, 2017: As per reports, the death toll rose to 11 while several others were injured in the explosion on metro station of St. Petersburg on Monday. A second explosive device was found in another metro station but it did not explode.
The responsibility of the attack has not been claimed yet but the local media say that it was caused by a suicide bomber. Reports also say that two people were involved in organizing as well as carrying out the attack and a search for them is underway.
The explosion occurred at Sennaya Ploshchad station but the driver continued to the next station, Tekhnologicheskii Institut to make evacuation easier.
Late on Monday, a meeting was held between Russian president Vladimir Putin and security chiefs. He expressed his condolences to families of the victims. He also left flowers in memory of the victims at the Tekhnologicheskii Institut metro station.
10 People Killed in St.Petersburg Metro Explosion
April 3, 2017: As per reports, 10 people were killed in an explosion on the metro in St.Petersburg, Russia. The explosion reportedly took place at the Sennaya Ploshchad station on a subway car.
Seven metro stations in St. Petersburg's , Electrosila,, Victory Park, Moscow Gate, Technological Institute, Sennaya Ploshchad, Frunzenskaya, Gostiny Dvor have been closed at the entrance and exit points.
Reports also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin was at an event early on Monday but now he was in Strelna, a nearby city.