Monday, 3 April 2017

JUST IN: 10 Feared dead many others injured as explosion rocks St Petersburg metro in Russia

Two explosions on St Petersburg underground has killed ten people and injured dozens more.

Shocking pictures have emerged showing the devastating damage caused as bloodied passengers are seen lying badly hurt on the ground.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences to the victims, after the anti-terrorism committee confirmed ten people have died in the explosion.

Blasts involving devices filled with shrapnel were set off inside two carriages at Sennaya Ploshchad metro station.

Video shows terrified passengers running from the platform amid clouds of smoke.

One witness said: "I was riding down the escalator and suddenly an explosive wave from below, echoing from the tunnel."

Another told Russia's Life News: "People were bleeding, their hair burned. We were told to move to the exit, because the movement stopped.

"People just fled. My girlfriend was in the next car that exploded. She said that he began to shake.

Source: Lailasblog,SunUK

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