A suicide bomber from Kyrgyzstan was behind the explosion that killed 11 people and injured dozens more in the Saint Petersburg metro, security services in the Central Asian country said Tuesday, reported AFP.
"The suicide bomber in the Saint Petersburg metro was a Kyrgyz national Akbarjon Djalilov born in 1995," a spokesman for the country's security services told AFP.
The likely suspect in a deadly blast in the Russian city of St. Petersburg is a Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen, Kyrgyzstan's security service said on April 4.
A spokesman for the GKNB security service identified the suspect as Akbarzhon Jalilov, born in the city of Osh in 1995. He provided no other details.
The third international ArtAnkara Contemporary Art Fair is set to be held between March 16 and 19 at the ATO Congresium Congress and Exhibition Hall in Turkey's capital Ankara, featuring artworks by 600 artists from around the world.
The fair, covering an area of 10,000 square meters, will showcase the newest works of Turkish and international contemporary art to visitors.
A Turkish cargo plane attempting to land in thick fog crashed on Jan. 16 into a village near Kyrgyzstan's main airport and killed at least 37 people.
A massive section of the aircraft's tail billowed smoke as rescuers searched for victims among the wreckage in the village of Dacha-Suu, home to the majority of the dead.