10 reported dead in Moscow airport blast

24th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

A suspected suicide bombing Monday killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens at Moscow's Domodedovo international airport, reports and officials said.

"Today at 4:32 pm (1332 GMT) an explosion went off in the international arrivals hall of Domodedovo airport," the Russian investigative committee said in a statement.

An official with the investigators, Tatyana Morozova, told the Interfax news agency that the blast happened in the baggage claim area.

At least 10 people were killed and 20 injured, Interfax quoted medical sources as saying. The investigative committee statement spoke of 20 casualties.

Interfax, quoting preliminary information, said that the blast was set off by a suicide bomber.

© 2011 AFP

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