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What We Know and Don’t Know About the St. Petersburg Metro Bomber

What We Know and Don’t Know About the St. Petersburg Metro BomberImportant details begin to emerge about the 22-year-old suicide bomber.



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US, European stocks fall after Russian metro blast

US, European stocks fall after Russian metro blastEuropean and US stocks fell Monday as a deadly subway explosion in Russia rattled the market, along with anxiety over a key a US-China summit later in the week.



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Live updates: St. Petersburg metro explosion

Live updates: St. Petersburg metro explosionAt least 10 people were killed Monday in an explosion on a metro train in St. Petersburg, Russia, authorities there said. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was in St. Petersburg for a meeting with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, said the cause of the blast was not clear. The Russian antiterrorism committee says it has found and deactivated a bomb at another St. Petersburg subway station. Reuters is providing live coverage of the explosion and its aftermath. See below for the latest updates.



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St. Petersburg metro blast: Deadly Russian subway station explosion

St. Petersburg metro blast: Deadly Russian subway station explosionAt least 10 people were killed and 20 were injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in the St. Petersburg metro system on Monday, the Russia’s health minister said. Interfax news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying the blast, which occurred when the train was between two stations, was caused by a bomb filled with shrapnel. President Vladimir Putin, who was in the city for a meeting with Belarus’s leader, said he was considering all possible causes for the blast, including terrorism and was consulting with security services.



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