Skip to comments.Deadly explosions on Moscow Metro system [UPDATE: 41 Dead; 2 Female Suicide Bombers]
Posted on 03/28/2010 10:12:15 PM PDT by Liberty Valance
At least 25 people are reported to have been killed in an explosion on the Metro system in central Moscow, with a second blast coming shortly afterwards.
The first blast happened at the city's central Lubyanka station, reports quoting security sources said.
A second explosion happened at the Park Kultury station, Russian news agency Tass reported.
Ten people were injured in the first blast, Tass said, quoting the emergencies ministry.
The number of casualties at the second blast is not yet clear.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.bbc.co.uk ...
Moved to breaking...
I didn’t know they had Amish in Russia.
in the words of Biden, THIS is a “Big F***ing deal.”
(Reuters) - At least 35 people were killed on Monday when two separate blasts rocked metro stations in central Moscow during the rush hour, law enforcement and emergency officials said.
Russian prosecutors said they had launched a “terrorism probe” after the two blasts. (Reporting by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Guy Faulconbridge)
Russian prosecutors said they had launched a terrorism probe
Multiple blasts at rush hour...terror sounds like a good bet. Maybe this is some common ground the world can come together on...these vermin need to be dead.
I’m not sure. It may have been that extremist Jehovah’s Witness splinter group.
"Which to support? Muslims or Marxists? Hmm...."
already posted ;o)
Thank you for the ping happinesswithoutpeace.
I believe their up to 41 dead now.
Thank you Liberty Valance for the ping.
“41 DEAD IN MOSCOW SUBWAY DOUBLE BLAST - TERRORISM PROBE BEGUN
28 March 2010”
SNIPPET: “At least 41 people have been killed and scores more injured as two explosions ripped through the Moscow metro at the height of rush hour this morning.
The first blast at the Lubyanka station in central Moscow happened at 0756 (0356 GMT) as thousands of passengers were packed onto trains.
The headquarters of Russias Federal Security Service (FSB), successor to the Soviet-era KGB, is located just above the station.
The blast hit the second carriage of a metro train that stopped at Lubyanka, Russian emergencies ministry spokeswoman Irina Andrianova said.
Russian prosecutors said they had launched a terrorism probe after the two blasts.”
By MAIL FOREIGN SERVICE
Last updated at 6:45 AM on 29th March 2010
SNIPPET: “Security sources told the state Interfax news agency the blast could have been caused by a suicide bomber.”
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