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Last Updated: Tuesday, 31 August, 2004, 19:42 GMT 20:42 UK
In pictures: Moscow station blast
A car on fire near a Moscow subway station
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An explosion hits a street near the busy Rizhskaya metro station, at the end of Moscow's evening rush-hour.
An emergency services worker talks to an injured woman lying on the ground
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A number of people are killed and many more are injured by the blast, thought to have been a deliberate attack.
A wounded man with blood in his chest is helped by an ambulance worker
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One report says the bomb was packed with metal fragments.
A man caught up in the attack talks on his phone
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Moscow has the world's busiest subway system, and the station is on one of the most used routes north of the city.
Smoking wreckage of cars
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Russian police raised the possibility that the explosion was caused by a female suicide bomber.
Two injured people are treated in an ambulance at the scene
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They are also working on the theory that the blast was caused by a car bomb.



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