Jan 24, 2011 1:08 PM by Greg Boyce

President Obama comdemns apparent terror attack in Moscow

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is condemning an explosion that killed at least 35 people at Moscow's busiest airport, calling it "an outrageous act of terrorism against the Russian people."

Russia's president, Dmitry Medvedev, said it looked like a terror attack. A state news agency says the blast may have been set off by a suicide bomber.
Obama also extended his condolences to the Russian people, whom he says have suffered greatly from terrorism. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says the president was briefed about the explosion Monday morning by John Brennan, his counterrorism adviser. Gibbs says the U.S. will extend any
assistance the Russians may want.


»Topics in this article

More News

Story Photo

2 minutes ago

Adams Cafe on the move

Adams Mountain Cafe makes its move this week after floods damaged the popular eatery the last two summers. But the move has...

Story Photo

1 hour ago

Soldier's remains return

After a decades-long mystery, the family of a World War II soldier finally has some closure. Army Sgt. William Carneal, who disappeared...

Most Popular

Top Videos

1 2 3 4