New Zealand Embassy, Moscow, Russian Federation

Explosion at Domodedovo Airport, Moscow

There has been an explosion at Moscow's largest international airport, Domodedovo, at approximately 4.32pm Moscow time, Monday 24 January.

Reports indicate that an explosion occurred at the international arrivals section of the airport. Initial reports are saying that at least 29 people have been killed, with at least 100 injured.

The Russian Emergencies Ministry's website for official news is http://www.mchs.gov.ru/news/.  The Russian Ministry of Health's website, with a list of casualties, is www.minzdravsoc.ru or www.minzdravsoc.ru/health/katastrof/197.  The Ministry of Health's hotline is +7 495 606 1818.

Domodedovo Airport has established two hotlines: +7 495 644 4066 (general) and +7 495 795 3526 (for victims' relatives). Domodedovo Airport's website is www.domodedovo.ru.

 

The New Zealand Embassy telephone number for New Zealanders requiring emergency consular assistance is +7 903 769 0256.

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