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Report: 10 dead in blast on train in St. Petersburg subway

5 years 9 months 4 weeks ago Monday, April 03 2017 Apr 3, 2017 April 03, 2017 7:48 AM April 03, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
Image via Twitter: @ActualidadRT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Ten people are dead following a blast on a train in a St. Petersburg subway, according to Russia media Tass and Interfax.

The subway in the Russian city of St. Petersburg is reporting that several people have been injured in an explosion on a subway train.

The subway's administration says several stations in the northern Russian city have been closed and that an evacuation is underway Monday afternoon.

Social media users posted photographs from one subway station in the city center, showing people lying on the floor and a train with a mangled door nearby.

Russian news agencies quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been informed about the explosion. Putin is visiting the city Monday and is expected to hold talks with the Belarusian president later in the day.

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