Attack Crocus City Hall
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Attack Crocus City Hall


The number of children killed in the Crocus tragedy increased to six

The tragedy at Crocus City Hall, which occurred on March 22, claimed the lives of six children. This was reported by the Children's Ombudsman of the Russian Federation, Maria Lvova-Belova, emphasizing the tragedy of the event and drawing attention to the fact that five more children continue to be in the hospital. Among them, two are experiencing serious health difficulties and are in serious condition.

In connection with the incident, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a comprehensive assessment of the activities of all responsible services and organizations in charge of security and control of the concert hall where the terrorist attack took place. Particular attention is paid to the work of law enforcement agencies, control and supervisory structures, as well as commercial entities directly related to the management and operation of this facility.

At the board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, held on Tuesday, the head of state especially emphasized the importance of a thorough investigation into the circumstances of the incident in order to identify and eliminate possible gaps in the security system for cultural events and public meetings.



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