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Death toll rises to 14 in St Petersburg metro blast: Health minister

Anti-terror authorities had earlier reported a death toll of 11 from the blast on Monday.

Published: 04th April 2017 02:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th April 2017 02:13 PM   |  A+A-

A subway train hit by a explosion stays at the Tekhnologichesky Institut subway station in St.Petersburg, Russia, Monday, April 3, 2017. (Photo | AP)

By AFP

SAINT PETERSBURG: Fourteen people have died as a result of a blast that ripped through a train carriage on the Saint Petersburg metro, Russia's health minister said on Tuesday.

"We can state today that 14 people have died,"  Veronika Skvortsova told journalists, adding that 49 people are still hospitalised after the explosion on Monday afternoon. Anti-terror authorities had earlier reported a death toll of 11.



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