NewsDevastating attack at Crocus City Hall claims 133 lives; venue to rebuild

Devastating attack at Crocus City Hall claims 133 lives; venue to rebuild

The Investigative Committee of Russia confirmed the death of 133 people due to a terrorist attack on Crocus City Hall.
The Investigative Committee of Russia confirmed the death of 133 people due to a terrorist attack on Crocus City Hall.
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5:19 AM EDT, March 24, 2024

The tragic impact of terrorism has once again been felt, this time at Crocus City Hall in Krasnogorsk, near Moscow, where at least 133 people lost their lives in a devastating attack last Friday. The Crocus Group, which manages the concert hall, has vowed to rebuild what was destroyed by "their dirty hands," signifying a strong defiance against the act of terrorism.

Crocus International, the Russian company behind Crocus City Hall, announced plans to restore the concert complex following the terrorist attack. As reported by kommersant.ru, the incident caused a fire and led to the roof's collapse over the venue, which spans nearly 140,000 square feet.

Crocus City Hall's ownership responds to the tragedy

In a statement reflecting on over 30 years of operation and 15 years of hosting events at the highest standard in the concert hall—named after the revered musician Muslim Magomayev—the Crocus Group expressed a firm commitment to remembering the victims and restoring the damaged property. The statement, found on the Crocus Group's website, underscores the resolve to overcome the destruction caused by the terrorists.

Crocus International has also offered condolences to the families affected by this horrific event and has expressed hope for the recovery of those injured. The company is actively supporting the authorities, special services, and the victims in the aftermath of the terrorist attack.

The owner highlighted the commendable response of the Crocus City Hall team during the crisis, noting how their professional, decisive, and heroic actions helped save many guests and employees.

The Investigative Committee of Russia reported that the terrorist attack on March 22 resulted in at least 133 deaths and 140 injuries, leading to the detention of 11 individuals in connection with the attack.

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