President Mukherjee expresses grief over attack on Russia’s metro train

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday offered his condolences to the Russian government over deaths of people in the blast in St Petersburg in Russia.

In a tweet, Mukherjee said he was “shocked and saddened” by the news of the deadly attack on the Saint Petersburg metro.

“…my deepest condolences to bereaved families, people and Government of Russia,” he said.

Eleven people were killed and dozens more injured as an explosion rocked the Saint Petersburg metro on Monday, in what the Russian authorities described as an “act of terror”.