Obama condemns Moscow terrorist attack

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Lalit K Jha

Washington, Jan 24 (PTI) US President Barack Obamatoday condemned as "outrageous" a suicide attack on Moscow''sbusiest international airport which left 35 people dead and130 wounded.

Obama was briefed about the attack by his NationalSecurity Advisor, Tom Donilon, in his Oval Office, the WhiteHouse Press Secretary, Robert Gibbs, said.

Gibbs said Obama "strongly condemns this outrageousattack" and Americans stand with Russians "in the aftermath ofthis premeditated attack against innocent civilians."

"Any assistance that the Government of Russia needs weare ready to provide the assistance," Gibbs said adding thatthe White House is continuing to gather facts from the RussianGovernment the terrorist attack in Moscow.

At least 35 people were killed and over 100 injuredtoday when a suspected suicide bomber triggered explosives atMoscow''s Domodedovo international airport.

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