A bomb exploded on a subway train in St. Petersburg, Russia on Monday afternoon, killing 11 people and injuring at least 50 more. The incident occurred while President Vladimir Putin was visiting the city on official business. Putin was just a few miles away at the time of the explosion.
The blast happened as the train was traveling in a tunnel from Sennaya Ploshchad to Tekhnologichesky Institut stations. According to officials, a second bomb was found at a nearby station but was disarmed.
A possible suspect can be seen in the image below. According to Russian news, the man tossed a suitcase bomb into the metro train car.
St. Petersburg terrorist image released.
MSM still trying to figure out if it was a muslim or not pic.twitter.com/BsrBs4c5Pg
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Deadly explosions occurred in the St. Petersburg subway, killing at least 10, Russia’s state-run news agency reports https://t.co/o3195eSvS2
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