A bomb exploded in Moscow’s largest airport, Domodedovo, this morning, reportedly killing 35 people and injuring more than 180. The blast is believed to be the work of a lone suicide bomber terrorist, who detonated 15lbs of explosives inside the arrivals hall, an unsecured area that allows people to enter freely to meet passengers.
“Early intelligence reports suggest the bomber might have had several accomplices,” said Dr. Gordon Woo, lead catastrophist at RMS, a provider of products, services, and expertise for the quantification and management of catastrophe risk. “It appears that Russian Intelligence might have had some prior notice of an impending attack, but the small size of this conspiracy would have made it hard to interdict. The chance of stopping a plot like this is only about 60%."
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