January 24, 2011
31 dead, 130 hurt in suicide bomb at Moscow’s busiest airport
Russian President vows to track down and punish those responsible, orders terror alert for all transport hubs.
At least 31 people were killed and 130 wounded Monday in a suicide blast at Domodedovo airport in Moscow, Russian Health Ministry officials said.
Smoke wafted out of the baggage claim area and people were seen running out of the emergency exits at Russia’s busiest airport, local media reported.
Russian officials branded the bombing a terrorist attack and President Dmitry Medvedev vowed Monday that those behind the explosion would be “tracked down and punished.”
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