Moscow University student suspected of bomb assembling

A 20-year-old student has been injured during a suspected bomb blast in a hostel of the Moscow State University. An explosion occurred on the 13th floor of the high-rise accommodation block. The student has been taken to hospital.

He is undergoing medical examination, and the extent of his injures is not yet known.

Police have launched an investigation and suspect the student was attempting to assemble an explosive device.

At the end of last year, there were a couple of bomb incidents at the university. On one a person was slightly injured.