Female Suicide Bomber Suspected In Russian Blast

A female suicide bomber is believed to be responsible for the airport bombing in Russia which killed at least 35 people including one Briton.

The blast, which took place at Domodedovo airport, left over 100 people injured.

Russian authorities have said two Britons were among those killed however the Foreign Office can only confirm one.

The attack has been described by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev as a "well-planned act of terror".

The British man killed has been named as Gordon Campbell Cousland, who is believed to be in his late-30s and from Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

Shortly before the explosion, two flights from Heathrow carrying more than 250 passengers landed at the airport.

British Embassy staff are now combing hospitals for any wounded British victims.

The country has now been put on high alert and an emergency meeting has been called at the Kremlin.

No claim of responsibility has been made.

British Prime Minister David Cameron said "we should not allow the terrorists to win", while US President Barack Obama said the atrocity was "outrageous".


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