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Among injured in Russia blast, four in a critical condition

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Among injured in Russia blast, four in a critical condition

<p>Among the almost 50 people injured in the explosion in the St. Petersburg metro, at least four are said to be in a critical condition in hospital. </p> <p>Emergency teams are also providing psychological support to many commuters caught up in the panic.</p> <p>Veronika Skvortsova, the Russian Health Minister, told reporters: “All night the number of patients changed, wounded people continued to present themselves at the hospital, coming from the site of the attack.</p> <p>“And at the same time some of the patients had received treatment and could return home”.</p> <p>The driver of the train hit by the blast carried on to the next station, which emergency services say may have saved lives.</p> <p>Victims were able to be quickly tended to and taken to waiting ambulances.</p>