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Russian President Declares Mourning Day after Moscow Attack

Sat 23 Mar 2024 | 10:58 PM
Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin
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Russian President Vladimir Putin declared tomorrow, Sunday, March 24, a day of national mourning throughout Russia for the victims of the terrorist attack that occurred in Crocus City Hall near Moscow.

“I declare March 24 a day of national mourning,” Putin said in a speech to the Russians after the terrorist attack on Crocus City Hall in Moscow.

On Friday, a Moscow concert hall near the capital became the scene of a horrific shooting and explosion, resulting in at least 40 fatalities and 100 injuries, as reported by Russian media outlets.

The incident occurred in the Crocus concert hall located on the western outskirts of Moscow, where, multiple gunmen opened fire, causing numerous casualties.

Reports indicate that at least three individuals dressed in combat gear unleashed a barrage of bullets from their weapons at the attendees.

The official TASS news agency confirmed the shooting took place at Crocus Hall, further heightening the gravity of the situation.