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Russia’s Investigative Committee identifies St. Petersburg underground suicide bomber

The Russian Investigative Committee identified the possible suicide bomber of the metro in St. Petersburg. It was a 22 year-old citizen of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan.

Forensic experts found genetic materials of the young man on the bag, where the bomb was. CCTV footage gives grounds to believe that this was the very perpetrator of the tragedy, which left 14 people dead.

Veronika Skvortsova, Health Minister of the Russian Federation:
The number of patients changed throughout the night. The victims of the terrorist act asked for medical help. As many as 49 injured are currently in hospitals, 13 were let to go home, after receiving treatment. All the patients are examined by the best of the specialists every day, medical aid is provided to its full extent, all the necessary operations have been carried out, and everyone is supplied with medication and blood for transfusion.

A Belarusian was among the victims. It wasreported that he is from Grodno. The man survived, he was operated on last night. Doctors say that there is no risk to life.

The list of the victims is constantly being renewed by the Emergency Ministry of the Russian Federation. A mourning of three days has been declared in St. Petersburg. People are bringing flowers and lighting candles at the place of tragedy. World leaders are expressing their condolences.

Russia’s Investigative Committee identifies St. Petersburg underground suicide bomber