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Russia releases subway bomb suspects' photos

2010-03-31 05:22:12 GMT2010-03-31 13:22:12 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Police release the image of the two women they suspect detonated the bombs on Moscow's metro.

BEIJING, March 31 (Xinhuanet) --Russian police Tuesday released photos of two women suspects who were believed to have masterminded the deadly twin Moscow blasts that killed 39 people on Monday, media reported.

Special services are also seeking three suspected accomplices of the bombers.

The blasts were reportedly linked to terrorist groups in North Caucasus.

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed to "bring them out from the sewer into God's light" at a transport security meeting Tuesday following the catastrophy and the President Dmitry Medvedev said his country will fight terrorism without hesitation and to the end.

The deadly blasts struck the Lubyanka and Cultural Park subway stations in central Moscow during rush hours on Monday morning, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 70.

Moscow held a Day of Mourning Tuesday for victims of the catastrophe with flowers, candles and voluntary memorials at the two metro stations.

The tragedy were the deadliest in the capital city of Russia since 2004.


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