Two nail bombs have ripped through a train in St Petersburg killing at least 10 people and injuring 50 more today.
The terrifying incident, which is being investigated as a terrorist attack, took place on a train that was travelling between Sennaya Ploshchad and Sadovaya stations.
The incident occurred at two separate locations including Sennaya Ploshchad train station leaving at least 50 injured including children.
Vladimir Putin is in his hometown of St Petersburg today for talks with the president of Belarus and has confirmed ‘there are dead and injured’ and offered his condolences to the families of those killed.
Investigators are looking into a possible terror attack as well as keeping an open mind to the motive of the subway blast, the Kremlin leader said.
He said: ‘I have already spoken to the head of our special services, they are working to ascertain the cause of the blasts.
‘The causes are not clear, it’s too early. We will look at all possible causes, terrorism as well as common crime.’
A man crawls away from the train as bloodied passengers attempt to save those injured