Twin blasts in Moscow Metro kills 37

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Moscow, Mar 29 (ANI): At least 37 people were reportedly killed in twin explosions on the Metro system in central Moscow on Monday morning.

The first blast took place at the Central Lubyanka station, killing at least 25 people.

Another 12 people were killed in a second explosion, at the Park Kultury station.

According to a Moscow Metro release, 14 people were killed in the train and 11 on the platform at Lubyanka.

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) headquarters is located just above the Lubyanka station.

"The blast hit the second carriage of a metro train that stopped at Lubyanka, said a spokesperson.

The Moscow Emergencies Department said there was no fire and rescue teams have been pressed into service.

Over the last decade Moscow has been hit by a string of deadly explosions claimed by militants from its turbulent southern region of Chechnya,but this has become less frequent in the last ew years.(ANI)

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