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Last Updated: Saturday, 5 July, 2003, 21:25 GMT 22:25 UK
In pictures: Moscow concert blasts
Moscow concert scene
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The blasts happened away from the main crowd as the bombers were stopped at the concert entrance.
Moscow concert scene
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Dozens of injured were ferried away to local hospitals...
Medic treated a wounded woman
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...while some were treated at the scene.
Moscow concert goers
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Audience members watched with concern...
Police at Moscow concert
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...as police surrounded the concert arena.
Police officer at Moscow concert
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Forensic experts moved in to hunt for clues.
Moscow concert dead are examined
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And the grim task of identifying the dead began.
Russian Interior Minister Boris Gryzlov
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Russian Interior Minister Boris Gryzlov, who visited the scene, was quick to blame Chechen rebels.
Moscow concert
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The organisers have decreed that the show must go on, with much of the audience still unaware of the attack.
Russian fans look at the site of bomb blasts from a bus as they leave after the concert
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After the show the fans - now visibly shocked by the scene of devastation - were ferried away on buses.

The BBC's Helen Simms
"President Putin has been informed of the attack"

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