... there was no Indonesian citizen among the victims of the explosion."
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - No Indonesian citizens were among the victims of an explosion on the St. Petersburg metro on Monday (April 3rd), according to Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Wahid Supriyadi.

"We have been informed by the Indonesian Students Association in Russia and the Consulate Office in Saint Petersburg that there was no Indonesian citizen among the victims of the explosion," the envoy stated when contacted by ANTARA News here on Tuesday morning.

Supriyadi said there are 115 Indonesian citizens comprising students and workers living in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, and the Indonesian embassy has urged them to remain alert.

CNN reported that the explosion tore through a train as it was traveling between two stations in Russias second-largest city and killed at least 11 people.

A second, larger device was found and defused at another station, Russias Anti-Terrorism Committee said. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which led to the shutdown of the citys metro system.

Alongside the dead, 51 people were injured in the incident, according to CNN affiliate RBC.

Four of the injured are in critical condition, Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova noted from the Dzhanelidze Research Institute of Emergency Medicine where several of the wounded are being treated, according to the state-run Tass news agency.

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