Explosion on St. Petersburg Metro

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12/19/96

One passenger was slightly injured when an explosion ripped through a train on the St. Petersburg metro shortly after midnight on 19 December, Russian and Western agencies reported. The metro director, Vladimir Garyugin, said the force of the explosion was similar to one that killed four people on the Moscow metro in June. No one claimed responsibility for the Moscow metro bombing

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