Modi saddened at deaths in Russia blast

Indo Asian News Service

Moscow, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his heartfelt condolences on the loss of lives in the blast in a metro train in the Russia's St. Petersburg.

"Deeply saddened by the loss of lives in the blasts at St. Petersburg metro. Heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims," Modi said in a tweet.

At least 10 people were killed and dozens of others injured in twin explosions that rocked a metro train in St. Petersburg on Monday, the media reported.

The explosions occurred as the train was travelling between the Tekhnologichesky Institut and Sennaya Ploshchad stations of the St. Petersburg Metro, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said.