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Over 100 hospitalized after Moscow airport terrorist attack

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The number of people hospitalized after Monday`s deadly blast in Moscow`s largest airport has risen to 110, a spokesman for Russia`s Emergency Situations Ministry said on Tuesday, according to RIA Novosti.

The suicide attack by a suspected female terrorist and a man in Domodedovo Airport`s crowded international arrivals killed at least 35 and injured up to 180 others.

Eight foreign nationals have been killed in the attack, the preliminary list unveiled by the Emergency Situations Ministry said.

According to the list, two Brits, one German, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Ukrainian and an Uzbek national died in the blast.

Nine dead persons have yet to be identified.

Diplomatic sources said a French and Italian were injured in the attack, but their life was not under threat.

The Tajik Foreign Ministry said 12 of its nationals were injured.

Russia`s Health Ministry said on its website that of those taken to hospitals following the attack, four were in extremely serious condition and 39 others were in serious condition.

Media reports said a famous Slovak actress, Zuzana Fialova, was given medical assistance in a Moscow clinic. Her name was included in the list of the Domodedovo blast victims.

Law enforcement officials said the power of the blast was equal to 5 kg of TNT and that the bomb was packed with metal objects to cause maximum damage.

The international community has condemned the blast.

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