Update on Moscow Airport Blast


Webster's Guide to World Governments: Russia, featuring President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin
Here's a round up of some of what is being reported about the explosion at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport - the country's busiest - today (1/24).
  • Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev has said it appears a suicide bomber is responsiblefor the blast.
  • Russian airport and health officials are being quoted saying that at least 35 people are dead and more than 150 others are injured.
  • Security has been tightened at Moscow's three airports as well as at other transportation hubs.
  • Law enforcement officials said the power of the blast was equal to 11lbs (5kg) of TNT.
Source: Planet Data

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