Another deadly blast struck the Russian city Volgograd, in southern of Russia, killing at least 14 people. These blasts are increasing the security challenges for Russia as Winter Olympics are less than two months.
The explosion hit the trolleybus near busy market during the morning rush hour on Monday, a day after a blast killing 17 people at Volgograd’s main train station and wounded at least 35 others. According to a spokesman of Russian Federal investigation agency who told the state run news agency RIA Novosti that like the attack on Sunday the blast Monday was a terrorist act.
No One claimed the responsibility for the explosions, but they come several months after the a Chechen separatist group leader pledged violence to disrupt the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi
In less than two days this was a second blast, The Video footage of the scene on Monday showed the twisted shell of the blue trolleybus, with debris spread around it. The impact of the blast was so strong that it blew out the roof of the bus, as well as windows of several nearby houses. At least 14 dead and 28 people were reported to be wounded. Several are in serious condition, including a 6-month-old baby.
According to the federal investigating agency, they suspect that the explosion was set off by a male suicide bomber; Based on the footage, the blast appeared to have occurred in the back half of the bus where the damage is worse, many of on board were students, this is exam time in Russia.
There are strong indications that the two attackers are linked, the Agency said.
Investigators said the train station blast on Sunday appeared to have been caused by a suicide bomber, who may have been female. Investigators say they also found an unexploded grenade at the scene.
The Video footage take from a CC TV from outside security camera shows a huge fireball inside the three-story stone building at the main entrance, followed by steady some out of shattered windows.