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Suicide bomber from St. Petersburg metro, possibly native of Kyrgyzstan

A suicide bomber who exploded himself in the metro of St. Petersburg is presumably a native of Kyrgyzstan, who obtained Russian citizenship, St. Petersburg Channel 5 reported.

According to Vesti television channel, one of the posts in the social network Vkontakte published photos of the alleged suicide bomber. According to the information sent by the subscriber, he is a 22-year-old native of Kyrgyzstan.

On Monday, around 2.30 pm Moscow time (5.30 pm Bishkek time), an explosion occurred in the runway between the stations Sennaya Ploschad and Technological Institute-2 of the St. Petersburg metro. Another bomb was found at the station «Ploschad Vosstaniya." The Investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case under the article «Terror Act." Other versions of the incident are also being checked.

According to the National Anti-Terrorist Committee of Russia, 11 people were killed and 51 injured as a result of the terrorist attack.