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Russia suspects suicide bomber behind St Petersburg metro station explosion

A Day After The Explosion At St Petersburg Metro Station, Russia’s Investigative Committee Said On Tuesday That They Suspected A Suicide Bomber Was Behind The Attack In The Saint Petersburg Metro Monday That Killed 14 People And Injured Dozens.

PTI | Updated on: 04 Apr 2017, 08:25:08 PM
Russia metro station attack (File photo)


A day after the explosion at St Petersburg metro station, Russia’s Investigative Committee said on Tuesday that they suspected a suicide bomber was behind the attack in the Saint Petersburg metro Monday that killed 14 people and injured dozens.

Investigators said in a statement that “it has been established that the explosive device could have been activated by a man whose fragmented remains were discovered in the third carriage” of the train. It was not immediately clear whether he counted among the dead.

Also read: St Petersburg metro station blast: 10 killed, 50 hurt; Russian Prez Putin pledges thorough probe

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First Published : 04 Apr 2017, 08:21:00 PM