BISHKEK, April 4 ( Xinhua ) -- The State Committee for National Security of the the Kyrgyz Republic has been cooperating with Russian colleagues over the investigation on St. Petersburg metro explosion which killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens of others.
The press service of the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic reported on Tuesday that the Kyrgyz security service is on contact with the special services of Russia.
The Russian media earlier reported that 22-year-old Akbarzhon Dzhalilov carried out the deadly attack in the St. Petersburg Monday afternoon.
Kyrgyzstan only confirmed that the requested person by the Russian special services was indeed a native of Kyrgyzstan, but has a Russian citizenship.
The Kyrgyz side did not give photos of the suspect and did not call him a possible attacker of the terrorist act in the Petersburg metro, the State Committee for National Security explained.
President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev condemned the terrorist act which targeted peaceful and innocent civilians.
He sent condolence message to Russian President Vladimir Putin and wished speedy recovery of the injured.