Russia: Another bomb found, deactivated

Looks like a large-scale plot involving multiple bombs — another hallmark of jihad activity. No word yet as to the perpetrators, however.

“The Latest: Russians say another bomb found, deactivated,” Associated Press, April 3, 2017:

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the explosion on a train in the Russian city of St. Petersburg (all times local):

5:25 p.m.

A spokesman for Russia’s top anti-terror agency says law enforcement agents have found and defused another explosive device on St. Petersburg’s subway.

Andrei Przhezdomsky (pr-ZHEZ-domsky) said the improvised explosive was found Monday on Ploshchad Vosstaniya station. He made the statement about two hours after a blast on a subway train in St. Petersburg killed at least 10 and wounded dozens of others.

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5:20 p.m.

Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee says it has found and deactivated a bomb at another St. Petersburg subway station.

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5:10 p.m.

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says he learned of the deadly explosion in St. Petersburg “with deep sorrow.”

Although the cause of the explosion has not been confirmed, Gabriel says it appeared to be “a perfidious attack against innocent people.”

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4:35 p.m.

Russian President Vladimir Putin says investigators were looking into whether the St. Petersburg subway explosion was a terror attack or if there might have been some other cause

Sources: AP and JihadWatch