Russian Train Crash Caused by Bomb

The crash of the Russian train yesterday going from Moscow to St. Petersburg, killing at least 25 and injuring 100, was the result of a bomb.

The key suspects for investigators would be "either militants from Russia's North Caucasus region or nationalist extremists, pro-Nazi groups".

Some really vivid pictures are here. The train carried 650 people, many businesspeople, which has many speculating it was targeted for that reason, as a kind of class warfare.

"Whoever is responsible, this attack clearly seems aimed not so much at the public, but directly at the ruling class."


In 2007, the train was the subject of another attack, suspected to have been the work of Chechen rebels.

A second bomb exploded at the site today, but there were no injuries from it.

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    Prayers and light (none / 0) (#1)
    by jen on Sat Nov 28, 2009 at 03:09:53 PM EST
    to the Russian people. ;(