Tuesday 25 July 2017

Pain of Moscow murders etched on people's faces

Commuters stand at Park Kultury metro station in Moscow yesterday
Commuters stand at Park Kultury metro station in Moscow yesterday

Tony Halpin

Mass murder left few traces on the Moscow Metro yesterday, but the evidence was visible in the eyes of passengers at the stations where the two suicide bombers had struck.

Commuters left flowers and lit candles at memorials marking the scenes of the explosions at Lubyanka and Park Kultury stations.

The normal bustle of the morning rush had given way to subdued reflections of what they had avoided just 24 hours earlier.

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