The device worked in 14-30 local time. According to preliminary data, there are victims. Law enforcement agencies went to the scene. Three metro stations are closed for exit and entrance.
In metro St. Petersburg explosions occurred. According to preliminary data, the device worked in the subway station “Sennaya Ploschad” blue line. At the moment, law enforcement officers went to the scene. Around the same time work the device at the station “Technological Institute”.
According to some information, there are victims. The trains were badly damaged by the blast. Now closed three metro stations on entrance and exit.
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As reported by metro passengers, “Revolt Area” and the transition to the metro station is closed for entry and exit, also closed the station Nevsky prospect.
The stars were shocked by the tragedy in St. Petersburg metro
The correspondent of the “StarHit” Alla Hochberg from the event: “There is a real panic, a lot of people, three metro stations are closed for entry and exit”.
Ria.ru: “There are victims and victims. In addition, rescuers and fire engines called to the station “Technological Institute”. The movement of trains on the entire line is stopped”, – told in law enforcement bodies.
According to preliminary data, has suffered at least 10 people, among them there are children. Is the evacuation of passengers.
Interfax: According to the Agency, the power of the explosive device was about 200-300 grams of TNT.
“Rain”: the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has reported about the explosion. This was reported by Dmitry Peskov.
The correspondent of the”StarHit” Alla Hochberg said that about the exit of the subway on duty ambulances. We post videos from the event.
“There are dozens of cars. All of the services. Render victims every second. A lot of people gathered. Bringing out the bodies of the dead and injured. At 14:30 in the car in the middle of the composition. Metro station “Technological Institute”. There was smoke everywhere. A lot of victims. Survivors are the passengers of this car, a lot of them. They still can not calm down, calling relatives, crying, covered in blood. Free ambulances already there. People carry patients on stretchers,” – said the correspondent of “StarHit”.
Life.ru Investigative team of the Main investigatory management SK of Russia across St.-Petersburg went to subway North of the capital, where two bombs exploded.
As the correspondent “StarHit”, 15-35, Moscow time, flew the helicopter that will take the wounded at the station “Technological Institute”.
Life.ru: the St. Petersburg Prosecutor’s office began an investigation in connection with the explosion in the car on the platform of the subway station “Institute of Technology”. At this time in the Moscow metro will take additional security measures. The details will follow.
“StarHit”: according to reports of ocevidcev, the explosion between the subway stations occurred right during the movement of the train. “StarHit” publishes the first videokommentar affected.
Some time later after the tragedy began to emerge footage from the scene of the explosion. Subway passengers come in cars, where the tragedy occurred, to find victims who may need help.
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Twitter: the social network appeared rumors that there were explosions at stations “Kupchino” and “Devyatkino”. But they were not confirmed.
The press service of the subway: 15:40 all stations of the St. Petersburg metro are closed for entry and exit
“Interfax”: “On the causes early to say, investigation shows, are considering all options – and domestic, and criminal, the manifestation of a terrorist nature”,- said Vladimir Putin, who is at the meeting with Alexander Lukashenko.
“Paper“: Pauline, rode in the next car:
“At this time in the car, it was quite a lot of people were all sitting, and standing. The explosion between the stations “Sennaya” and “Institute of Technology”. There was a deafening cotton, then a sharp smell, smoke. We immediately moved down the car, a crowd formed. The two women immediately became ill and they fainted. It all happened on the move, the train did not stop. “Institute of Technology” all came out. We saw that the wagon destroyed, Windows broken, no light, blood. Pulled out people, someone has carried, someone was holding. Victims had a lot of people 10-15 for sure. I don’t know if the corpses in 1.5–2 minutes we went from there. We boarded the next train and went to the side of the “Leninsky Prospekt”.
Subway employee explained “StarHit”, that the explosion occurred in the second wagon.
“StarHit”. 15 to 48 Helicopters fly one after the other. They take affected.
15-50: traffic in the center of St. Petersburg closed.
Social network Facebook has activated the button “I’m safe” for residents of St. Petersburg. This is done in order to allow people to tell their friends that they were not injured in the incident. This feature appeared after the bombings in Paris.
Ria.ru: “the City authorities, if required, and Federal, will take all necessary measures in order to support the families and victims,” – said the President of Russia.
Press Secretary of the Governor of St. Petersburg Andrei Kibito reported about 50 victims.
“Fontanka”: “Vosstaniya Square” was found another unexploded bomb. Sappers work at the scene of the discovery.
Anna Lukanina, witness:
“We passed the station “Nevsky” and felt a smell of burning. Very strong. Saw that the tunnel much belching smoke. We were dropped off. Said there was a small problem and soon we will go. In the end we were evacuated. We drove to the train that blew up. At the station “Nevskiy Prospekt” everything was wrapped in smoke, and the smell of burning, like wiring burning. When we got out, opened the news and found out that the explosion occurred”.
Now the evacuation of the victims and all who were in the subway, was completed. Assisting the wounded.
TC “Star”: “was Riding the subway, the doors of the other train at the “Institute of Technology”, and the smell of burning, as if there is something burned. And the crowd runs scared us in the car. They say that the terrorist attack, explosion. When our train started, I saw a completely wrecked car, all black from soot. The glass shattered, the door is almost uprooted. And there are people or dead bodies lying on the floor, right on the platform. And the car in General looked like from a horror movie. All around there are sticking valves, people were lying in piles as if someone specifically put in different positions”, – the eyewitness told.
“Interfax”: the St. Petersburg Authorities have confirmed the death of 10 people in the explosion at the blue line.
Paper: Eyewitness Andrew Shurshev claims that riding in the subway car, which blew up. “I went to Haymarket square on Technologico. I heard a pop, felt a strong jolt and the smell of gunpowder. In the next car the lights went out. The train stopped when we reached the station and stopped, people got out through the broken Windows, and the subway employees already pulled the victims. Seem to have exploded the fourth or fifth car closer to the end of the train. I saw at least four injured or dead. The platform was filled with smoke, people were in shock and panic,” said the man.
“Life.ru”: Pulkovo Airport was closed. According to employees, some flights back to Moscow.
According to news UK, the explosion was one. The device detonated in a train carriage, when he was in the tunnel.
“Kommersant-FM“: FSO refused to let Putin into the zone of emergency, citing the lack of inspection of buildings, manholes, cars and citizens in the epicenter of events.
A little later the information appeared that on the Petrograd side of the city blew up a bus. While no details were reported.
Life.ru: According to some, the subway killed 12 people. Russian President Vladimir Putin called priority version of the explosions a terrorist attack.
“Interfax” the Representative of the Prosecutor General Colonel called the explosion a terrorist attack. “The prosecutors will do everything that depends on them to clarify all the points that contributed to the Commission of the terrorist act, and that such are not repeated in future”, – said the employee.
According to the correspondent of”StarHit”, the city decided to make a free journey on public transport. At the moment the roads are congested and some are closed. To a scene there arrived the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko and Vice-Governor Igor Albin, who find out circumstances of the incident. While official information has not been received.
“Peter. Terrible news. Condolences to the family,” wrote the official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on the social network.
Ria.ru: FSO did not forbid Vladimir Putin to visit the scene of the explosion in St. Petersburg. This was reported by Dmitry Peskov.
“On a scene works 41 the ambulance. In medical institutions sent on 22 victims,” – said the press Secretary of the Governor Andrey Kibito.
The press service of the airport “Pulkovo” has denied the information on its closing. “Pulkovo airport is opened. The planes accepted and sent on schedule. At the airport strengthened input and pre-flight inspection”, – said the source.
Ria.ru: the representative of the press service of the White house announced that the US is closely monitoring the situation in Saint-Petersburg.
Life.ruThree metro station was cordoned off in Moscow because of suspicious bags. About 17 hours at the station “Nagatinskaya” grey branch of the underground was discovered a suspicious object. Also found were bags at the station “Savelovskaya” and train station “Ugreshskaya to” the ICC.
Rossiya-24: metro station “Ploschad Vosstaniya” in St. Petersburg was really found and defused an improvised explosive device. This was announced by head of information center of NAK, Andrey Przhezdomsky.
TASS: “Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed Minister for emergency situations Vladimir Puchkov and health Minister Veronika Skvortsova to provide all necessary assistance to the victims of the explosion in St. Petersburg”, – have informed in a press-service.
Official data from the NAC: the explosion in the subway killed nine people, another 20 were injured varying degrees of severity.
Interfax: According to some, the alleged terrorist caught on camera metro.
The Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko urged to remain calm. He also promised to give all necessary assistance to the families of those killed and injured in the explosion in the subway. The amount will be about 2 million rubles.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the explosion in the subway of St. Petersburg.
“Russia 24”: At 18:30 at the Manege square in Moscow there will pass the action of memory of victims in the St. Petersburg metro. In the Northern capital, a March is planned during the same hours at the “Haymarket square.”
Social network “Vkontakte” launched the hashtag #home for St. Petersburg residents, who need to get home. People drive up each other.
REN-TV published a photo of the bombs found at “Vosstaniya Square”.
Life.ru: As reported by the health Ministry, during the explosion in the subway in St. Petersburg, 10 people were killed and 47 were injured.
“Fontanka”: we Know that the alleged terrorist entered the subway on subway station for 20 minutes before the explosion at the metro station “Technological Institute”. Anyone with information is asked to call 02. According to some reports, the offender was wearing
In the city administration of Saint Petersburg announced a three day mourning from April 4.
Ria.ru: Requiem for the dead will take place in St. Petersburg at the Leningrad station of Moscow. About this informed the head of the Youth Department of the diocese of Moscow Mikhail Kuksov.
Ria.ru: SK criminal case under article “terrorist act“. After the explosion in St. Petersburg opened a criminal case under article 205 of the criminal code “terrorist act”, reported in the UK. The investigation will check other versions.
Life.ruLocal taxi drivers in connection with the terrorist attacks in the subway take 10-15 thousand rubles for a trip.
People gather in Moscow at the Manege square to lay flowers in memory of the dead pic.twitter.com/xFlS20FcTr
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