Fatal Attack! St. Petersburg Subway Explosions: 10 Dead So Far

Apr. 3 2017, Updated 12:47 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Ten people have been killed and 20 more injured after shocking explosions erupted in the St. Petersburg subway, RadarOnline.com has learned.

According to St. Petersburg emergency services, the blasts occurred in two train cars at two separate stations, indicating a coordinated attack.

At least one device was said to have been filled with shrapnel, The Independent reports.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been informed of the situation, and an investigation on the blasts is currently underway.

Article continues below advertisement

Putin later expressed his condolences to the victims, he had been visiting the city for a scheduled meeting with the Belarusian president.

So far, three subway stations have been closed, local outlet Fontanka reports.

This comes just one week after the deadly terror attack in London, though the incidents are unrelated.

Story developing.

We pay for juicy info! Do you have a story for RadarOnline.com? Email us at tips@radaronline.com, or call us at (866) ON-RADAR (667-2327) any time, day or night.

Advertisement

© Copyright 2021 Radar Media Group LLC. Radar and RadarOnline are registered trademarks. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.