Arrests Made Following Deadly Attack on Moscow Music Hall, 93 Killed

In a devastating attack on one of Moscow’s largest music halls, Crocus City Hall, at least 93 people were killed and over 140 injured. The assault occurred on a Friday evening when gunmen stormed the venue, leading to a large fire and the collapse of most of the roof. Russia’s FSB security service has reported the arrest of 11 suspects, including four assailants. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack, a claim deemed credible by the United States, which had previously warned of potential terrorist threats at large gatherings in Moscow.

  • At least 93 people were killed in an attack on Crocus City Hall, a major music venue in Moscow.
  • Over 140 individuals were reported injured during the incident.
  • Eleven suspects have been arrested in connection with the attack, with Russia’s FSB identifying four assailants.
  • The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the massacre.
  • US officials have corroborated the Islamic State’s claim and disclosed prior warnings about the threat of attacks on large gatherings in Moscow.
  • Russian President Putin has extended wishes for a speedy recovery to the injured.
  • The attack has been met with nationwide mourning, as evidenced by billboards throughout Moscow.
  • The incident marks the deadliest attack in Russia in nearly two decades.

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