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Moscow subway bombings: a brief global history of terrorist attacks on subways, trains

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(Read caption) Moscow subway bombings: Police officers and a few commuters stand on the nearly empty platform, quite uncommon for a Monday afternoon, alongside a subway train making a stop at the Park Kultury subway station that was earlier hit by an explosion, in Moscow, Monday.

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Moscow's subway bombings Monday underscores that, while you may not need to remove your shoes and belt to ride the metro or train, there's a history of terrorist attacks on ground transportation.

Here's a short list of major attacks worldwide over the past decade:


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