Russia: 115 hospitalised after attack on Crocus City Hall

Moscow: A total of 115 people, including five children, have been hospitalised after a terrorist attack on the Crocus City Hall in the Moscow Region, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said.

“As of now, 115 people have been injured in the terrorist attack, we have hospitalised them, five of them are children, one child is in serious condition, of 110 adults, 60 patients are in serious condition,” Murashko said on the Rossiya 24 TV channel.

A shooting occurred on Friday in the Crocus City Hall concert venue just outside Moscow followed by a massive fire. According to preliminary data, several armed men opened fire inside the venue. Emergency and security services are responding on the scene. Russia’s Investigative Committee opened a criminal case into the terrorist attack.

According to the latest data from the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), 60 people were killed and more than 100 others were injured.

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