Eleven people were killed and at least 50 injured in an explosion on the Russian city of St. Petersburg’s metro Monday. The explosion tore through a metro car in a tunnel between the city’s Sennaya Ploshchad and Tekhnologicheskiy Institut metro stations Monday afternoon at about 2:30 p.m. Interfax is reporting the attack was caused by a 23-year-old suicide bomber from Central Asia. Shortly thereafter, Fontanka reported the attacker was Maksim Arishev, a 22-year-old from Kazakhstan. Read more.
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