CAT | Accidents
Polish president plane Tu-154 en route from Warsaw to Smolensk on Saturday crashed during landing in Smolensk Oblast killing all 132 passengers on board, including President of Poland Lech Kaczynski and his wife.
Polish President plane Tu-154 crash near Russia Smolensk airport (Crash place video)
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“According to preliminary information, there were 18 German tourists and flight crew on board of the MI-8,” a spokesman for the Far East Emergencies Ministry Sergei Viktorov said.
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Two attacks were carried out by suicide bombers this morning in the Moscow subway. Explosions with a time period of 40 minutes happened at the stations “Lubyanka” and “Park Kultury” of Sokolniki subway line. As a result of terrorist attacks in the Moscow subway 36 people (38 with suicide bombers) were killed, an additional 92 people were injured.
The attacks were carried out in rush hour, when most people rode to work. The assessments of explosive devices power ranges from 300-400g of TNT equivalent to 3 kg. In connection with the accidents Moscow City Council advises the people if possible to refrain from trips to the center of the city.
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The following video was captured at the beginning of conflagration happened at Perm city nightclub “Lame Horse” tonight. At least 109 people were killed and 140 were injured mostly because of smoke inhalation and panic. According to officials the fireworks blast caused the fire.
December 7, 2009 is declared a day of mourning in Russia.
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