A police officer and members of the Emergency services are seen outside Tekhnologicheskiy Institut metro station in St. Petersburg, April 3, 2017.Reuters
As many as 55 people injured in the recent St. Petersburg metro blast still remain hospitalized, a source in the city’s government told TASS on April 5.
"As many as 55 people remain hospitalized," the source said. According to the source, four of the injured are in a critical condition while six are in a severe condition.
On the afternoon of April 3, a bomb exploded in a metro car between Tekhnologichesky Institut station and Sennaya Ploshchad stations in St. Petersburg. Law enforcement sources say that the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber. The blast killed 14 people while dozens were injured.