At least 10 killed in Russian city metro explosion

At least 10 people were killed and several more injured after an explosion on the metro system in Russia's second city St Petersburg on Monday.

The attack has been described as a "terrorist act".

Authorities are still investigating.

Listen to Victor Sonkin, lecturer at Moscow State University and freelance journalist, for more details...


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