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St Petersburg metro blast leaves many injured - media

St Petersburg metro blast leaves many injured - media

An explosion has hit an underground station in the city of St Petersburg, Russian media report.

The Tass and Interfax agencies reported a blast at the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, which left a number of victims.

Images posted on social media showed a train carriage with its doors blown out and damage inside.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is in the city, has been informed, Russian media say.

Source: bbc.com