The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in Moscow that left at least 40 people dead

Just hours after the chaos broke out in the… Crocus Arena Hall, The Islamist terrorist group Islamic States – also known as ISIS – based on the outskirts of Moscow has claimed responsibility for the shooting in the concert hall: for now, the Russian authoritiesThis brings the number of deaths to 40 and the number of injured to 146.

Attack claimed via Telegram

The group has claimed responsibility for this attack through its propaganda medium Amaq, which posted the statement on the Telegram news network: “Islamic State militants attacked a large group of Christians in the city of Krasnogorsk, on the outskirts of the Russian capital Moscow.”and killed and injured hundreds of people and caused great destruction there before safely retreating to their bases,” the terrorist association reported. in the Telegram channel that you normally use to send your notifications and messages.

The American embassy in Moscow warned two weeks ago the threat of an “immediate” terrorist attack in the Russian capital, and had recommended its citizens not to attend events with large crowds.

Black Friday in the Russian capital

On this Friday afternoon, a group of several armed people broke into the leisure facility Crocus Arena Hall, before celebrating a concert by the Russian rock group Picnic. When the long-gun attack began, Russian authorities managed to evacuate to a large number of civilians in the building, which was consumed by a virulent fire.

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