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Explosion hits Moscow market, killing 8

An explosion tore through a Moscow market on Monday morning, killing at least eight people and injuring about 25, the Emergency Situations Ministry said. Preliminary information indicated the blast that hit the Cherkizovsky market in the northeastern part of the city was caused by a bomb, ministry spokeswoman Yulia Stadnikova said. But the ITAR-Tass news agency cited police as saying the explosion appeared to have been caused by a gas cylinder. Such cylinders are widely used at Moscow’s markets for heating and cooking. Full Story

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