Moscow metro attack: Dozens killed in subway explosions

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Sympathies and condolences to all in Moscow.

RussiaToday
March 28, 2010

There have been two explosions on Moscow’s underground metro system. Both blasts happened during the Monday morning rush hour in what authorities believe could have been a co-ordinated attack, although it’s still not confirmed how the explosions happened. At least 32 were killed and 11 wounded in the first explosion at Lubyanka station just before 8am, Moscow time. The station is near to The Kremlin and is beneath the headquarters of the Federal Security Service. A second explosion occurred 45 minutes later at Park Kultury station in central Moscow, killing at least 12 people and injuring 15 others. Both stations are on the same subway line, which has now been closed in the centre of the city. The police are on high alert across the Russian capital, and are investigating whether suicide bombers could be to blame. A terrorism investigation is underway. Emergency crews are at both blast sites. The wounded are being airlifted by helicopter to hospital, because the surrounding roads have ground to a halt.

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Two blasts in Moscow Metro, dozens killed

RT
29 March, 2010, 08:26

Two explosions have rocked the Moscow Metro this morning, claiming dozens of dead and injured.

The first explosion happened in a carriage at the central Lubyanka underground station and has claimed the lives of 26 people, with more injured, informs RIA Novosti news agency.

The second blast happened at the Park Kultury Metro station in the third carriage of a train. 15 or more people are reported to be dead, the quantity of injured is unknown.

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via Two blasts in Moscow Metro, dozens killed – RT Top Stories

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Moscow metro blasts kill dozens

Al Jazeera English
March 29, 2010

Up to 40 people have been reported killed in twin explosions at stations on Moscow’s metro rail network.The first blast took place at the Lubyanka metro station in the centre of the city, followed by a second explosion at Park Kultury in the southwest of the city.

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via Al Jazeera English – Europe – Moscow metro blasts kill dozens.

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Explosions hit Moscow metro

Luke Harding in Moscow
guardian.co.uk
29 March 2010 05.55 BST

At least 30 people are reported dead after an explosion at Lubyanka station in central Moscow, followed by a second blast at Park Kultury station

Two explosions hit the Moscow subway system during rush hour this morning, killing at least 30 people.

Russia’s top investigative body said terrorism is suspected in the blasts, although there was no immediate confirmation of how the explosions happened.

The first blast took place at busy interchange at the heart of Moscow and at the headquarters of Russia’s powerful intelligence agency the Federal Security service, the FSB, successor to the Soviet-era KGB. The blast is where two metro lines coverge, only ten minutes away on foot from Red Square, the Bolshoi theatre and Moscow’s Metropol Hotel.

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via Explosions hit Moscow metro | World news | guardian.co.uk

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Moscow metro blast: First video of subway explosion

RussiaToday
March 29, 2010

It’s thought suicide bombers are behind the double blasts on Moscow’s underground metro system, killing 35 and injuring 40 others. Two explosions ripped through the city’s subway during the busy Monday morning rush hour.

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Subway blast: RT presenter caught in mayhem of Moscow metro bombing

Women suicide bombers are believed to have carried out the double blasts on Moscow’s underground metro system, killing 35 and injuring 40 others. The explosions ripped through the city’s subway during the busy Monday morning rush hour. RT presenter Yulia Shapovalov was at Park Kultury metro station when the blast occured there, some 45 minutes after the first explosion at Lubyanka station.

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Moscow bombings: Female terrorists blamed for twin metro blasts

Two women suicide bombers have struck at Moscow’s underground metro system, killing 35 and injuring more than 60 others. The explosions ripped through the city’s subway at the height of the crowded Monday morning rush hour.

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