Security services are looking for a female suicide bomber who is supposed to have left the scene of explosion at the National hotel in Moscow, the city's law-enforcement structures reported.
"This is a woman of a Caucasian appearance, about 40-45 years old, approximately 160 cm tall. She is wearing a long black fur coat and a black hat," the source said.
The explosion occurred near the hotel on Tuesday morning. According to the latest information, it killed five and injured thirteen people. The Moscow Interior Department does not rule out that the suicide bombers could be heading to the State Duma, situated a few meters from the hotel.
"There are reasons to think so," head of the police public relations department Kirill Mazurin told journalists at the scene of the tragedy.