Lithuanian leaders offer condolences over St. Petersburg metro explosion

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Viktoras Pranckietis, the speaker of the Seimas, have extended their condolences to the people of Russia over Monday's explosion on a subway train in St. Petersburg that killed at least 10 people and injured around 50 others.
In St. Petersburg after the explosion
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The president "underlined that Lithuania condemned this brutal act of violence directed at innocent people" and "wished strength and fortitude to the victims' families and loved ones", her press office said.

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said in a press release that violence could never be justified.

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