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    Terrorism is suspected as the cause of the two blasts that tore through the central Moscow metro system during Monday morning's rush hour killing at least 32 people, Russia's top investigator said.

    Terrorism is suspected as the cause of the two blasts that tore through the central Moscow metro system during Monday morning's rush hour killing at least 32 people, Russia's top investigator said.

    The first blast occurred at around 8:00 a.m. (05:00 GMT) at the central Moscow Lubyanka station and killed 20 people and injured 11.

    The second blast occurred some 45 minutes later at the nearby Park Kultury station and killed at least 12.

    The injured are being evacuated by helicopter. Central Moscow is at a standstill.

    The last terrorist attack in the Moscow metro system occurred in February 2004 when a blast killed 41.

    MOSCOW, March 29 (RIA Novosti)

     

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