ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin laid flowers near the Tekhnologichesky Institut station in St. Petersburg's subway, where a deadly attack took place earlier on Monday, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
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An explosion took place in St. Petersburg underground on the stretch between Sennaya Ploshchad and Tekhnologichesky Institut stations at around 3 p.m. local time (noon GMT).
Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAK) earlier said at least 11 people were killed and 45 others were wounded in the blast.
Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal investigation into a suspected terrorist attack.