Terrorists have attacked in Moscow. The BBC is reporting carnage at Russia's Domodedovo airport, where at least 34 people lie dead and more than 100 are injured. Officials report a suicide bomber set off his blast in the arrivals hall.
"We were walking out through the exit of the arrivals hall towards the car, and there was this almighty explosion, a huge bang... my colleague and I looked at each other and said 'Christ that sounds like a car bomb or something', because the noise was, literally, it shook you," Briton Mark Green, who was on a British Airways flight that landed at the airport before the explosion, told BBC News.
Pavel Tokarchuk, director of Russian Ministries' Moscow office, described the mood of the country's capital as "panicked." According to Reuters news service, extremists and rebels from the Northern Caucasus have planned to step up violence in Russia's heartland as the country prepares for its 2012 presidential election.
"We are asking your prayers for the terrorist attack that took place in Moscow's biggest airport, Domodedovo," Tokarchuk says. "I was there a week ago flying through to Siberia on a Project Hope trip. Very crowded airport. What has happened is just unbearable. Please, raise your prayers for the relatives of the victims, and for the more than 50 people who are in the critical conditions because of their injuries."
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