Monday, March 29, 2010

Moscow metro bomb attacks kill dozens

Moscow subway was hit by two suicide bombings this morning during the rush hours. So far at least 37 people were reported dead. The first bomb exploded at Lubyanka metro station at 7:56 AM (local time) and following the blast 25 got killed and 10 injured. Regarding the dead, Moscow police said that 14 people were aboard the train and 11 on the platform prior to the blast. The second blast occured 40 minutes later about 8:38 AM at the Park Kultury station were 12 people died. The Russian authorities said that the Chechen separatists are to blame for the attacks but the chechen leader Aslan Maskhadov condemned the tragedies. Both subway stations, Lubyanka and Park Kultury as well are located on the busy Sokolnicheskaya line. Moscow's mayor declared that the suicide bobers are believed to be women who used belts with explosives. Russia prime minister Vladimir Putin is visiting Serbia and he is updated by security agencies on the current event.
Video Moscow terrorist bomb attacks at metro stations.


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