At Least 15 Dead In Suicide Bombing At Russian Train Station

CBS New York

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (CBSNewYork/AP) — A deadly suicide bombing in Russia has raised security concerns for the Winter Olympics.

As CBS 2’s Andrea Grymes reported, at least 15 people were killed when the bomb detonated at a railway terminal in Volgograd, 400 miles from the Sochi site where the games will be held in just over a month.

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A security camera captured the explosion that tore through the train station in southern Russia.

Government officials said it was set off by a suicide bomber, who detonated the twenty pound device at a moment the station was packed with people.

Victims were killed by flying shrapnel in a massive blast that blew out the building’s doors.

One woman said she made a narrow escape, leaving the station just moments before the bomb went off.

“I saw people running; shattered glass and broken doors,” she said. “I saw…

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