Russian Attack ISIS

At least 60 people lost their lives in a tragic incident at Crocus City Hall, a well-known concert venue near Moscow. This event marks the deadliest attack in Russia in nearly 20 years.

Over 100 people were injured in the tragic incident at Crocus City Hall, as reported by the FSB Federal Security Service.

A branch of the Islamic State group (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attack, although Moscow has not yet responded to this assertion. President Vladimir Putin has also remained silent on the matter.

At the site of the shooting, investigators worked tirelessly overnight to gather evidence, including weapons and ammunition left behind by the attackers. However, little information has been provided by Russian officials about the identity or whereabouts of the perpetrators. There are indications that they may have escaped, and the police are currently in pursuit.

Videos from the scene capture the chaos as concert attendees desperately seek cover amidst the sound of gunfire and explosions. A significant fire also broke out on the roof of the building, prompting Russia’s national guard to launch a search for the attackers.

Shocking video footage captured the terrifying scene as concert attendees sought refuge from gunfire and explosions. Among the crowds, children were reportedly present, with some seeking shelter in the basement and others on the roof to evade the attack.

Russia’s Federal Security Service assured that they are taking all necessary steps to assist those affected by the shooting, with active search operations underway at the Crocus complex.

The US embassy in Russia acknowledged reports of a terrorist incident, while Russian prosecutors have labeled the attack as an act of terrorism and initiated a criminal investigation.

According to lawmaker Alexander Khinshtein on Telegram, two suspects involved in the deadly attack near Moscow have been apprehended in Russia’s Bryansk region after a car chase. Additional suspects reportedly fled into a nearby forest on foot.

In the assault, gunmen dressed in camouflage opened fire with automatic weapons on concert attendees near Moscow, resulting in the tragic loss of at least 60 lives and injuries to 145 individuals. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The White House has expressed its commitment to gathering more information about the situation, while Ukraine has denied any involvement in the attack.

In cities across Russia, electronic billboards display a single burning candle accompanied by the word “Skorbim” – meaning “We mourn” in Russian – as the nation collectively grieves the loss.

By Jammy

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