IN PHOTOS: Blast Tears Through Metro Station in Russia's St. Petersburg

At least 10 were dozens hurt in what Russia's general prosecutor has official declared a terror attack.

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An injured man stands near the scene of an explosion on a subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.
An injured man stands near the scene of an explosion on a subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.Credit: ALEXANDER BULEKOV/AFP
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At least 10 people were killed and 47 injured in a blast at a St. Petersburg metro on Monday, in what Russia's general prosecutor has officially declared a terror attack. 

Blast victims lie near a subway train hit by a explosion at a metro station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.
Blast victims lie near a subway train hit by a explosion at a metro station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.Credit: /AP
Emergency services arrive on the scene outside Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.
Emergency services arrive on the scene outside Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.Credit: ANTON VAGANOV/REUTERS
A subway train hit by an explosion at a subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.
A subway train hit by an explosion at a subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.Credit: /AP
Emergency services at the scene outside Sennaya Ploshchad metro station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.
Emergency services at the scene outside Sennaya Ploshchad metro station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.Credit: ANTON VAGANOV/REUTERS
An injured man stands near the scene of an explosion on a subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.
An injured man stands near the scene of an explosion on a subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.Credit: ANTON VAGANOV/REUTERS
Emergency services arrive on the scene outside Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.
Emergency services arrive on the scene outside Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 3, 2017.Credit: ANTON VAGANOV/REUTERS

Interfax news agency quoted unnamed sources as saying that the explosive device had been left in a briefcase on the metro carriage and had been filled with shrapnel. 

Russia's anti-terrorism committee has since said a second explosive device was found and detonated at a different location from where the earlier blast took place. All St. Petersburg metro stations were closed following the blast.

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