Police officers stand guard outside a metro station hit by a blast in Minsk
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Belarus capital Minsk on high alert after metro blast

The Belarus capital Minsk is on high alert following a deadly bomb attack on one of the city's busy subway stations on April 11th. Extra security checks have been taking place at stations and at the city's main airport.

Belarus prosecutors say they have made several arrests in connection with what the authorities are calling a terrorist attack.

The explosion killed 12 people and injured more than 200.

Jonathan Josephs reports.

  • 12 Apr 2011
  • From the section Europe
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