A suicide bomber has lead to the death of at least 18 people after detonating a bomb at a train station in Volgograd, Russia.
Regional officials said the woman set off her charge near the metal detectors stationed at the entrance to the city’s main train station while it was packed with afternoon travellers.
Russia’s Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin said officials had launched an inquiry into a suspected “act of terror”.
A regional government spokesman told the RIA Novosti news agency that at least 18 people were killed and more than 40 injured in the attack.
Watch the video of the explosion caught by CCTV below.