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14 dead in St Petersburg metro blast: Russian health minister

Russia's Health Minister Stated On Tuesday That Fourteen People Have Died As A Result Of A Blast That Ripped Through A Train Carriage On The Saint Petersburg Metro.

PTI | Updated on: 04 Apr 2017, 07:20:41 PM
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Saint Petersburg:

Russia's health minister stated on Tuesday that fourteen people have died as a result of a blast that ripped through a train carriage on the Saint Petersburg metro.

"We can state today that 14 people have died",  Veronika Skvortsova told journalists, adding that 49 people are still hospitalised after the explosion on Monday afternoon.

Anti-terror authorities had earlier reported a death toll of 11.

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First Published : 04 Apr 2017, 07:06:00 PM