What is going on:
An explosion inside a train of the St. Petersburg Metro system killed at least 10 and injured over 50 people, according to media reports;
The inident took place between Sennaya Square and the Institute of Technology;
The explosion was likely a result of the activation of an IED with shrapnel;
The Entire St. Petersburg Metro system shutdown.
Bomb squads and rescuers are responding to the emergency;
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that “The causes of this event have not been determined yet, so it’s too early to talk about [causes]. The investigation will show. Certainly, we will consider all possibilities: common, criminal, but first of all of a terrorist nature.”
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