Moscow subway derailment kills at least 21

Moscow subway derailment kills at least 21

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It was not clear what caused the derailment, but the head of Moscow's transportation department said it was not a terrorist attack. (Source: Russia 24/CNN) It was not clear what caused the derailment, but the head of Moscow's transportation department said it was not a terrorist attack. (Source: Russia 24/CNN)
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MOSCOW (CNN) - At least 21 people were killed and more than 100 injured after a metro train derailed in Moscow on Tuesday, state-run media reported.

The Associated Press reports 136 people have been hospitalized and at least 42 are in critical condition.

More than 1,100 people were evacuated, the emergency ministry said on its website.

It was not clear what caused the derailment, but the head of Moscow's transportation department said it was not a terrorist attack.

Since 2000, more than 100 people have been killed in bombings on Moscow's trains or stations, according to AP.

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