Russia: Britons killed in explosion

Moscow, Russia: At least 35 people, including two Brits, have been killed after a suicide bomber struck at the capital’s busiest airport.

More than 140 people were injured in yesterday’s blast, according to Russian investigators.

They have also revealed that two Britons were amongst those killed but a Foreign Office spokesman was unable to confirm the deaths last night.

He said: “We have a consular team on the ground and we are urgently investigating.”

The British victims who died in the explosion at Domodedovo airport have yet to be identified by Russian authorities.

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It is believed it went off in baggage reclaim area of the international arrivals hall during the busy late afternoon.

According to reports, Russian police are trying to trace three men, one of whom may have been the bomber. It was also reported that the Russian authorities may have been warned about a possible terrorist attack on a Russian airport a week ago.

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The airport is 40km from the city centre, and is popular with workers and tourists flying into the city.

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