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Two Britons among dozens killed in airport suicide attack

The Independent, 24 January 2011
Publié le : 25 janvier 2011
 Shaun Walker 

"A suicide bomber blew himself up inside the arrivals hall of Moscow's busiest airport yesterday, as terror once again struck in the heart of Russia. The attack killed at least 35 people and injured around 170. Two of the dead were last night reported to be British.

"Witnesses at Domodedovo airport said that the bomber shouted: "I will kill you all," before triggering the blast that sent ball-bearings and shrapnel across the international arrivals hall at around 4.30pm local time (1.30pm GMT), shortly after two flights from the UK had landed.

"Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian President, promised to track down those responsible for the blast. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but suspicion fell on militants from the North Caucasus, where the Russian authorities are engaged in a battle with Islamic militants."

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