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Casualty Toll of Moscow Marketplace Blast Growing

A total of 55 people have been killed and injured in a blast at the Cherkizovo marketplace in Moscow. Eight people were killed on the spot, another two died at hospital. Two of those who have been taken to hospital are children, one of them is in a grave state. There has been no news on the condition of the other survivors.

An explosive device went off at the "Eurasia" complex of the Cherkizovo marketplace in Moscow at about 10.30 a.m. today. The device was of an uncased design, with the capacity of 1.5 kg in TNT equivalent. Then a second explosion was heard – it was reportedly a gas cylinder that detonated. The Moscow prosecutor's office has opened a criminal case.
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