Blast at Moscow bus stop near security academy

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Posted: Mar 21, 2011 9:29 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A blast tore through a bus stop on Wednesday near Moscow's training center for the federal security services, injuring no one, police and the national anti-terror committee said.

"An unidentified explosive device blew up at a bus station at about 4.30 pm (1330 GMT)," said spokesman Nikolai Sintsov, from the national anti-terror committee.

A police spokesman confirmed there were no casualties from the explosion near the FSB Academy, which trains future security officers. (Reporting by Alexei Anishchuk and Tanya Ustinova, writing by Amie Ferris-Rotman, editing by Toni Vorobyova)