Minsk – Belarus Prosecution office says Minsk subway blast was a terror attack, launches criminal investigation. Meanwhile, the death toll grows in Belarus after an explosion at a metro station. 11 people confirmed dead, 126 hospitalised.
In televised remarks during a meeting with key ministers, he linked Monday’s explosion to a 2008 bomb at a rock concert which wounded about 50 people.
“These are perhaps links in a single chain. We must find out who gained by undermining peace and stability in the country, who stands behind this,” he said.
Saying those guilty had to be found and punished, he added: “I do not rule out that this (the blast) was a gift from abroad.”