Second deadly blast hits Volgograd

Second deadly blast hits Volgograd
# 30 December 2013 07:40 (UTC +04:00)

Baku – APA. An explosion ripped through a trolley bus early Monday morning in Volgograd, killing at least 15 people in what authorities suspect was the second terrorist attack in this southern Russian city in less than 24 hours, APA reports quoting Interfax. The blast rocked trolleybus No15 at 8:23 am when it was close to a market in the city’s Dzerzhinsky district. The national Anti-terror Committee has said the bomb was apparently planted on the vehicle.

Deputy Gov. Vasily Galushkin said that 15 were killed and 23 wounded in the trolley-bus blast. Local news agencies quoted Vladimir Markin, a spokesman for the Investigative Committee, as saying the blast was being investigated as a terrorist attack.

The blast on the trolleybus comes a day after a deadly explosion at a central train station in Volgograd, which killed 17 people and wounded over 40.

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