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Death toll in Russia airport attack rises to 36

MOSCOW, Feb 2 – The death toll from last month\’s suicide bombing at Russia\’s busiest airport rose to 36 as a comatose man died of his injuries overnight, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

"The injured was in a coma," the health and social development ministry said in a statement, adding he was receiving treatment for an open cranial injury and died overnight.

Overall, 114 people still remain hospitalised, the ministry said.

The latest death brought to 36 the number of fatalities while more than 150 were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the busy international arrivals hall of Domodedovo airport in what was Moscow\’s second bombing attack in less than a year.

Last March, double bombings carried out by two female suicide bombers on the Moscow metro killed 40 and wounded more than 100, marking the deadliest violence in the Russian capital since 2004.


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