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Death toll from attack at Moscow-area concert venue rises to 144

Sat 30 Mar 2024 | 05:19 PM
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Russian health authorities announced today, Saturday, that the death toll from the terrorist attack at the Crocus City Hall in Moscow has risen to 144 dead and 551 injured.

For its part, the Moscow District Emergency Directorate stated that as a result of the terrorist attack on the Crocus shopping center, the number of people injured ones reached 695 people. 

Yesterday, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that it had arrested three people from a Central Asian country who were planning to launch a bomb attack in southern Russia.

Russian security said in a statement: “It thwarted the terrorist activities of three citizens from a Central Asian country, who planned to commit a terrorist act by detonating an explosive device in a public place in southern Russia.”