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Bishkek residents bring flowers to Russian Embassy in Bishkek

Flowers are lying at the main entrance of the Russian Embassy in Bishkek. Residents of the capital bring them as a tribute to the memory of the killed in terrorist attack in St. Petersburg.

An explosion occurred on Monday around 2.30 pm Moscow time (5.30 pm Bishkek time) on the runway between Sennaya Ploshchad and Technological Institute-2 stations of St. Petersburg metro. Another bomb was found at Ploshchad Vosstaniya station. The Investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case under Article «Terrorist Attack.»

The GKNB of the Kyrgyz Republic confirmed that the possible terrorist suspected of the explosion in the metro of St. Petersburg is a native of Kyrgyzstan.

According to official data, 11 people were killed in the metro of the northern capital of Russia. More than 50 people were injured. There are no Kyrgyz citizens among the dead and injured.