Blast in metro in Belarus capital Minsk: reports

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Posted: Apr 11, 2011 11:24 AM

MINSK (Reuters) - A blast rocked the metro in Belarusian capital Minsk on Monday, Russia's RIA news agency reported.

An eyewitness saw smoke rising from the Oktyabrskaya metro station in the city center and apparent casualties being taken to the surface on stretchers.

(Reporting by Andrei Makhovsky; Writing by Alexei Anishchuk; Editing by Steve Gutterman)