Latest Update: It Is Reported That 143 People Were Killed In An Attack By Armed Men Inside A Concert Hall In Moscow

Latest Update: It Is Reported That 143 People Were Killed In An Attack By Armed Men Inside A Concert Hall In Moscow

Latest Update: It is reported that 143 people were killed in an attack by armed men inside a concert hall in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 22 2024. Russian authorities said a total of 11 people were detained. Russian President Vladimir Putin also said four of the gunmen were arrested while heading to Ukraine.

The Islamic State or ISIS claims that its group was behind the attack, so what is the chronology of the attack? The attack took place at Krokus City Hall, located on the outskirts of Krasnogros, Moscow. At that moment, more than 6,000 Russians flocked to attend a picnic rock group concert at around 20.00 local time.

But an eyewitness claimed the attack occurred minutes before the band was scheduled to appear on stage then a security guard said heavily armed assailants were seen storming into the City Hall foyer shooting bullets. Four attackers wearing camouflage clothing in the attack in a video uploaded to the media social media shows several men walking across the lobby and opening fire into the crowd of people. Shot after shot was fired, making people scream and run in panic to save themselves.

Apart from opening fire, a witness said the attacker also threw several Molotov cocktails, igniting a fire, smoke was seen rising high. and it was reported that a third of the City Hall Building was on fire.

Other reports also stated that a powerful explosion had destroyed the glass on the top two floors of the building. As a result of this incident, President Putin declared Sunday, March 24 2024, a day of national mourning and weekend events had been canceled throughout Russia.