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MOSCOW, April 6. /TASS/. The investigators found citizens who had contact with the alleged terrorist Akbarzada by Jalilova staged the explosion in the subway in St. Petersburg.

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About TASS said the official representative SK the Russian Federation Svetlana Petrenko.

“In the framework of the criminal case on the terrorist attack in Saint-Petersburg Main Department on investigation of especially important cases of the investigative Committee of Russia jointly with the operational services of the FSB and MVD practiced communication and the circle of friends of Akbarjon Jalilov, who detonated an explosive device in a subway car April 3. Within this work revealed several citizens of Central Asian republics who had contact with Jalilova” she said .

Petrenko noted that during the searches at the place of residence of these persons, found objects relevant to the investigation. All of them are withdrawn and directed on research.

The terrorist attack in the subway of Saint-Petersburg took place on the afternoon of 3 April, on the stretch between the stations “Institute of Technology” and “Sennaya Ploschad”. The victims of the terrorist attack were 13 people and the gunman. More than 50 people were injured.


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The explosion of an unidentified device occurred in St. Petersburg on April 3 around 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.