Explosion in St. Petersburg metro: striking elements in explosive device
It is reported that, according to preliminary data, about 30 people became victims: 10 people were killed, 20 were wounded.
The explosive device in the metro of St. Petersburg was stuffed with striking elements, the source of Interfax reports. According to preliminary data, the victims of the explosion became about 30 people: 10 people were killed, 20 injured.
The metro stations Sadovaya, Ploshad Vosstaniya, Park Pobedy, Electrosila, Moskovskie Vorota, Frunzenskaya, Tekhnologichesky Institut, Sennaya Ploshchad, Gostiny Dvor are closed. Trains follow without a stop.
The incident has already been reported to President Vladimir Putin, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Recall, today the Head of state takes part in the media forum of the All-Russian People's Front Truth and Justice, which takes place in St. Petersburg.
Earlier, it was reported on the explosion in the St. Petersburg metro stations Tekhnologichesky Institut and Sennaya. Sources say that at about 2:30 pm an unidentified device exploded in the metro.