Twin explosions hit Moscow subway: reports

14:20, March 29, 2010      

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A fire-fighter and Interior Ministry officers work near the entrance of the Lubyanka metro station in Moscow March 29, 2010. An explosion ripped through Lubyanka station in central Moscow at rush hour on Monday, killing at least 20 people and wounding 11 more, the Emergencies Ministry said. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

Two explosions hit two subway stations in central Moscow on Monday morning, killing at least 25 people, Russian news agencies reported.

The Emergency Situations Ministry said the rush-hour blast at the Lubyanka station had killed 25 people and injured at least 10 others, Itar-Tass said.

Shortly afterwards, an explosion hit another subway station. The Interfax news agency quoted a security official as saying the second blast, which hit the Cultural Park station, also killed an unidentified number of people.


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