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30 March 2010

Moscow Metro bomb: in pictures

The aftermath of yesterday's double suicide attack in Moscow, which killed 39 people and injured 70.

By Samira Shackle

Above, the Russian flag flies at half-mast at the Kremlin. Moscow is holding a day of mourning for those who lost their lives.

 

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Inside the Kremlin, the Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev, and top officials observe a minute’s silence during an emergency session of the Security Council yesterday. Medvedev said Russia would fight terror without hesitation and to the end.

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Flowers on a platform inside the Lubyanka Metro station in Moscow. Services had resumed by the afternoon.

 

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Outside the station, a woman cries.

 

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Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks with a victim of one of the attacks at a hospital in Moscow.

All photographs from AFP/Getty Images.

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