St Petersburg explosions: 10 casualties reported

An explosion at the St Petersburg subway has injured at least 10 people, Russian state media said.

Local media agencies reported a blast at the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station. Picture: Google Maps
Local media agencies reported a blast at the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station. Picture: Google Maps

Local media agencies reported a blast at the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, which left a number of victims.

At least 10 people were injured, the RIA news agency reports, while Interfax reported there appear to have been blasts at two metro stations.

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

A live stream on the Russian website Life News said there had been either one or two explosions around 2.30pm local time.pet

More to follow..