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Nine Victims Of Moscow Bombing Identified

Aftermath of the explosion at the Cherkizov market (TV screen shot) August 23, 2006 – Investigators in Moscow say they have identified nine out of the 10 people killed in a bombing at a market on August 21.

A spokeswoman for Moscow city prosecutors, Svetlana Petrenko, said four were Tajiks, two Uzbeks, two were from Russia, and one was from Belarus.

The bombing also wounded some 50 people, of whom 33 remain in hospital.

Prosecutors have charged two suspects with racially motivated murder.


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