Death toll from St. Petersburg metro terrorist attack rises to 15

April 21, 2017 TASS
Metro blast
Law enforcement officers near Sennaya Ploshchad station of the St Petersburg metro in the aftermath of an explosion, which occurred in a train on April 3. Source: Sergei Konkov/TASS

The death toll from the terrorist attack on the metro in the Russian city of St. Petersburg has risen to 15, the city’s Deputy Governor Anna Mityanina wrote on Twitter on April 21.

"A woman born in 1960, who had suffered severe injuries in the April 3 terrorist attack, passed away at the Dzhanelidze Research Institute at 06:05 a.m.," she said.

According to the deputy governor, a total of 23 people still remain hospitalized, four of them are in a severe condition while others are in a fair condition.

On April 20, seven of the injured were released from hospitals to outpatient care.

The blast in a metro car between Tekhnologichesky Institut and Sennaya Ploshchad stations occurred on April 3. The attack killed 15 people as well as the suicide bomber, while as many as 102 people were injured.

Source: TASS

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