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NOVOSIBIRSK, April 4. /TASS/. Security measures are strengthened on transport and in places of a mass congestion of people in Siberia after the terrorist attack in the subway of St. Petersburg. This was reported to journalists the Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the Siberian Federal district Sergey meniailo.

“After yesterday, we received information that in St.-Petersburg in the metro explosion – a terrorist attack, call it so, I was given instructions and relevant departments vertically also this request,” he said, adding that currently, measures are being taken to increase security on transport objects and objects with mass stay of people.

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In particular in the Novosibirsk region, according to the Governor Vladimir Gorodetsky conducted unscheduled inspections on transport . On Tuesday in the region also held an extraordinary session of the antiterrorist Commission.

The explosion of an unidentified device occurred on 3 April about 14:40 Moscow time in the train on the stretch between the metro station “Technological Institute” and “Sennaya Ploschad”. Russia’s investigative Committee has described the incident as a terrorist attack, but checks and other possible leads. According to the National anti-terrorism Committee, the blast killed 11 people. At the same time, according to updated information of the Main Department of EMERCOM in St. Petersburg, 51 people were injured, information about the number of victims, the office does not.