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Russia: IED disabled at St. Petersburg metro station, anti-terror official confirms00:20

Russia: IED disabled at St. Petersburg metro station, anti-terror official confirms

Russian Federation, Moscow
April 3, 2017 at 21:20 GMT +00:00 · Published

"An improvised explosive device has been discovered and safely detonated at the Vosstaniya Square station," confirmed spokesperson for the Russian Information Centre of National Anti-Terror Committee, Alexander Polyakov, speaking from Moscow, Monday.

Polyakov noted that "special purpose and law enforcement forces continue to take measures in preventing terrorist threats in a prompt manner."

Earlier on Monday, a blast rocked the St. Petersburg metro network when an unidentified explosive device went off on a train between Sennaya and Institute of Technology metro stations, at 14:40 local time (11:40 GMT).

Latest death toll indicates that at least 10 people have been killed in the explosion and dozens more have been injured. Russia's Investigative Committee has confirmed that they have opened a criminal investigation into the incident.

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"An improvised explosive device has been discovered and safely detonated at the Vosstaniya Square station," confirmed spokesperson for the Russian Information Centre of National Anti-Terror Committee, Alexander Polyakov, speaking from Moscow, Monday.

Polyakov noted that "special purpose and law enforcement forces continue to take measures in preventing terrorist threats in a prompt manner."

Earlier on Monday, a blast rocked the St. Petersburg metro network when an unidentified explosive device went off on a train between Sennaya and Institute of Technology metro stations, at 14:40 local time (11:40 GMT).

Latest death toll indicates that at least 10 people have been killed in the explosion and dozens more have been injured. Russia's Investigative Committee has confirmed that they have opened a criminal investigation into the incident.

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