Blasts in Moscow Metro Kill at least 41

Two separate blasts rocked metro stations in Central Moscow and at least 41 people were killed, law enforcement and emergency officials said. The first hit the Lubyanka Metro Station in central Moscow about 7:56am local time (3:56am GMT), Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reported. Twenty-six were killed and 15 people were injured.

State news agencies ITAR-Tass and RIA Novosti report a second explosion hit the Park Kultury station about 45 minutes later. The blasts occurred at rush hour. The causes of the blasts were not immediately confirmed, but Russian prosecutors said they had launched a “terrorism probe.”

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