Double suicide bombings kill 36 on Moscow subway

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Posted: Mar 29, 2010 4:48 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: suicide bombings, Russia, subway, Chechen rebels, separatist groups, attack, women, rush-hour

At least 36 people are dead and dozens injured after two female bombers blew themselves up on Moscow's subway system during this morning's rush-hour.

The first explosion happened at a train station in central Moscow underneath the building that houses the main offices of the Federal Security Service - the KGB's main successor agency.

The second blast struck another station about 45 minutes later when the bomber, wearing a belt packed with plastic explosive, set it off as the train's doors opened.

Today's attack is likely to focus on Chechen rebels and other separatist groups.

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