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Moscow Rock Festival Stopped with Bomb Attacks

A female suicide bomber blasted her bomb belt at a major rock concert in Moscow

Two explosions took place at Moscow's Tushino airdrome during one of Russia's largest rock festivals Krylya (Wings). The Moscow Internal Affairs Department said, the two explosions took place at 2:39 and 2:52 p.m. Moscow time near the entrance to the airdrome, where Russian rock stars were performing. Not less than 20 people have been injured in the blasts.

According to the information from Moscow's law-enforcement bodies, a female suicide bomber killed herself at the entrance to the airdrome. According to the preliminary information, security guards also stopped a suspicious woman as she released the bomb around her waist. The Moscow ER service said that the woman had been seriously injured with the bomb, although she remained alive.

Twenty ER vehicles and a special helicopter arrived at the site of the incident. Moscow hospitals are preparing to render medical aid to the victims of the explosions. Wounded people will be taken to Botkinsky hospital and Sklifosofsky Institute. The helicopter has already hospitalized a man and a woman.