A court docket in St. Petersburg, Russia’s 2nd ideal metropolis, on Tuesday convicted 11 folks just about a lethal suicide bomb attack on the metropolis’s metro.
The court docket sentenced one man to existence in penal complex and handed lengthy penal complex phrases — from 19 to 28 years — to the somewhat a range of 10 defendants, nine males and one girl.
The explosion in a St. Petersburg subway reveal on April 3, 2017, killed 16 folks, alongside with the suicide bomber, and wounded bigger than 50.
The police arrested 20 folks in connection with the attack, declaring 11 of them accomplices of the perpetrator and charging them with terrorism. The accused admire maintained their innocence and claimed they were tortured in detention heart.
Their lawyers acknowledged they opinion to charm the ruling.