April 3, 2017 / 12:40 PM / 6 months ago

Ten people killed in Russia metro blasts-emergency services source

MOSCOW, April 3 (Reuters) - Ten people have been killed in the explosions that hit St Petersburg’s metro system on Monday, a source in Russia’s emergency services told Reuters.

There were blasts in two train carriages at two metro stations, St Petersburg emergency services said.

News agency Interfax cited a source as saying at least one of the blasts involved a device filled with shrapnel. The agency also said that 20 people had been injured.

Reporting by Polina Nikolskaya and Alexander Winning; writing by Sujata Rao

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