Those responsible for St. Petersburg metro attack must be held accountable – UN chief Guterres

3 April 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned today’s explosion on the metro in Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg and underlined need to bring those responsible to justice.

According to a statement issued by Mr. Guterres’ spokesperson, the UN chief expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government as well as to people of Russia.

He also underscored that those responsible for the “appalling act” must be held accountable.

According to reports, at least ten people were killed in the blast that hit a train as it was travelling between two underground stations. Dozens more are also said to have been injured.


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