Train explosion in Russia was act of terrorism

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On a place of crash of the high-speed train "Nevsky Express" on border of the Tverskaya and Novgorod areas elements of the explosive device are found.

The official representative of SKP Russian Federation Vladimir Markin reported about it.

"Really, it is a question of act of terrorism", - he told.

Markin confirmed that upon crash of "The Nevsky express" criminal case is brought under two articles - 205 (terrorism) and 222 (arms trafficking and ammunition) the criminal code of Russian Federation.

According to Markin, information about 25 victims is at present confirmed.

"An exact death toll and victims it is specified", - the official representative of SKP Russian Federation told.

Train speed at the time of crash made about 200 km/h, reports TV channel "to the Message 24" with reference to Emercom of Russia.

According to the preliminary version, notes TV channel, blasting happened around the locomotive.

By inertia the structure, and is 14 cars plus the locomotive, dragged on considerable distance but as speed already was less, two tail cars around a gap descended from a way and turned over.

It, according to rescuers, the large number of dead and injured in the last two cars speaks.

Police officers make identikits of suspects of participation in crash of the train "Nevsky Express", reported a source in law enforcement agencies.

"The speech doesn't go about any specific suspects. Simply during working off by police officers of the forest belt next to the place of accident and inhabited settlements it was found out that in the last some days locals saw strangers. The next settlements are very little occupied therefore appearance of the stranger always is evident", - explained a source.

According to recent data, as a result of crash of "The Nevsky express" 26 people were lost, the destiny 18 is unknown.


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