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Putin vows to annihilate 'terrorists' after bombings

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has vowed to "fiercely and consistently continue the fight against terrorists until their complete annihilation" following the twin suicide bomb attacks on the city of Volgograd.

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'At least 16 dead' after Russian train station blast

At least 16 people have been killed after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in the entrance hall of a Russian train station, Reuters reported, citing investigators.

Authorities said the attacker detonated a shrapnel-filled bomb in front of a metal detector just inside the main entrance of the station in Volgograd, a busy hub in southern Russia.

It marks the second deadly attack within three days as Russia prepares to host the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

ITV News correspondent Neil Connery reports:

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