Moscow heightens security after airport blast: report

24th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

Moscow police on Monday stepped up security across the city after a blast at its main international airports killed at least 31 people, Interfax quoted law enforcement officials as saying.

"All the patrols are looking for suspicious people and objects in public places," an unnamed law enforcement official told the agency. "They are paying particular attention to transport."

Spokespeople for the city's two other passenger airports told the agency that security measures had been heightened with all luggage being searched and staff examining footage from security cameras in the terminals.

© 2011 AFP

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