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Homemade Explosive Device Defused in St Petersburg Metro After Deadly Blast

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Explosions in St. Petersburg metro - Sputnik International
An improvised explosive device was found and made safe at the Ploshchad Vosstania metro station in St. Petersburg on Monday, Russia's National Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAK) said.

"An improvised explosive device was found and timely destroyed at the Ploshchad Vosstania metro station," the NAK said in a statement.

The photo of the alleged improvised device defused at the Ploshchad Vosstania metro station.

According to the NAK, a blast at the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station in St. Petersburg killed at least nine and injured over 20 people earlier on Monday.


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