Explosion at Moscow Airport Kills 31: Report

(Moscow Airport Explosion report updated as the blast is classified as a terrorist attack.)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- At least 31 people have been killed and about 130 injured in an explosion at Moscow's Domodedovo airport, state-run news agencies report.
A man wounded in a blast at Domodedovo airport in Moscow today is carried away.

"From the preliminary information we have, it was a terror attack," Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told officials in a briefing.

Russian media suggests a suicide bomber was responsible for the blast.

The explosion reportedly occurred in the international baggage-claim area of Russia's largest and busiest airport at 1:32 p.m. GMT.

Medvedev said that those responsible for the explosion will be tracked down and punished, Reuters reported. Authorities are currently searching for three male suspects while airport official remain on high alert for any suspicious items.

Police have increased security across the transportation systems in Moscow, including the other two commercial airports in the city and the subway system.

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