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Russia suspects suicide bomber behind St Petersburg metro station explosion

Moscow, PTI | Updated : 04 April 2017, 08:25 PM
Russia metro station attack (File photo)
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.

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First Published: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 08:21 PM
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