35 killed in Moscow airport blast

A suspected suicide bombing on Monday killed at least 35 persons and wounded over 100 at Moscow’s Domodedovo international airport in an attack described by investigators as an act of terror.

Eyewitnesses, who spoke to Russian radio, described a scene of carnage after the blast ripped through the baggage claims section of the arrivals hall at Russia’s largest airport.

“Today at 4:32 pm (1332 GMT) an explosion went off in the international arrivals hall of Domodedovo airport,” the Russian investigative committee said in a statement.

An official with the investigators, Tatyana Morozova, told the Interfax news agency that the blast happened in the baggage claim area.

At least 35 persons were killed and 130 wounded in the blast, Interfax said, quoting an official with the health ministry.