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Investigators Search Suspected Russian Suicide Bomber's Home

Investigators also examined CCTV footage from outside Dzhalilov's home which shows him leave home with a bag and a backpack

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    Russian media is reporting that at least 11 people have been killed and several more injured in an explosion on a subway train in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting the city today, April 3, and is expected to hold talks with the Belarusian president later in the day.

    (Published Monday, April 3, 2017)

    Investigators say they have searched the home of the suspected suicide bomber behind Monday's deadly explosion on the St. Petersburg subway.

    The bomb went off on a train under Russia's second-largest city on Monday, killing 14 people and injuring dozens. Investigators said they suspect a 22-year old Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen, Akbardzhon Dzhalilov, of having detonated the bomb.

    The Investigative Committee said in a statement in the early hours on Wednesday that the investigators searched the man's home in St. Petersburg. They also examined CCTV footage from outside Dzhalilov's home which shows him leave home with a bag and a backpack.

    Another bomb, hidden in a bag, was found and de-activated at another St. Petersburg station just half an hour before the blast. Dzhalilov's DNA was found on the bag.

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