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Volgograd Trolleybus Blast Death Toll Climbs to 12

World | December 30, 2013, Monday // 09:45| Views: 539 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Volgograd Trolleybus Blast Death Toll Climbs to 12 Photo by ITAR-TASS

The death toll from Monday morning’s explosion on a trolleybus in Volgograd has reached 12.

Initially, 10 people had died in the blast, but another 2 passed away later in hospital, officials from Russia’s Public Healthcare Ministry told ITAR-TASS.

Earlier, it was revealed that a 1-year old baby is also among the casualties.

The explosion, believed to be caused by a suicide bomber, is the 2nd straight in the city, following a blast at a train station on Sunday, which killed 17, and the 3rd after a female suicide bomber blew herself up on a bus in October, killing 6.

According to the ministry, 28 people are in hospital.

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