The Kremlin said the explosion in Rostov-na-Donu


RIA Novosti

Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the anti-terrorist situation in the country requires an enhanced level of activity of the security services. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

So the representative of the Kremlin responded to the journalists ‘ question about whether it is possible to speak about the deterioration of the anti-terrorist situation in the country due to the explosion in Rostov-on-don, and the detection of a suspicious item in a residential building in St. Petersburg.

Peskov stressed that to evaluate the General level of anti-terrorist situation in the country can only be the national antiterrorist Committee (NAC). The press Secretary reminded that the NAC urged the media to a balanced presentation of information.

“However, really, there were these accidents in Rostov, ongoing investigations in connection with the attack in Saint-Petersburg. The active theme on the agenda and, of course, it requires greater level and volume of work of special services, that is,” – said Peskov.

An explosion near a school in the centre of Rostov-on-don took place on Thursday, April 6. The source of the explosion was a homemade explosive device disguised as a flashlight. Local janitor was found on the street package and decided to check its contents. When the man tried to turn on the flashlight, explosion. He took the janitor a few fingers, and wounded abdomen. Others affected in the incident.

On the same day, multi-storey residential building in Saint Petersburg was evacuated because of a bomb threat. In one of apartments of the house FSB officers found an unidentified object. Residents of two entrances and parked cars were evacuated.

The attack in the subway occurred April 3 on the stretch “Sennaya” – “Institute of Technology”. Another bomb found at the station “Ploshchad Rebellion”, and later defused. The victims of the explosion were 14 people, and 62 passengers were injured.