NewsRussia vows revenge after deadly attack near Moscow kills over 130

Russia vows revenge after deadly attack near Moscow kills over 130

Dmitrij Miedwiediew
Dmitrij Miedwiediew
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8:24 AM EDT, March 24, 2024

"We will avenge everyone," stated Dmitry Medvedev, the Vice-Chairman of Russia's Security Council, in response to the terrorist attack near Moscow, which claimed over 130 lives. "Wait, you scoundrels," he emphasized.

A terrorist attack took place on Friday evening at the Crocus City Hall in Krasnogorsk, near Moscow, disrupting what was supposed to be a concert by the band Piknik. The venue, packed with hundreds of attendees, became the target of attackers who opened fire with automatic weapons before setting the hall ablaze.

As a result, more than 130 people were killed, and many others were injured. The death toll could rise as authorities continue their investigations. The Islamic State in Khorasan Province has claimed responsibility for this heinous act. Affiliated channels have released videos of the attack, recorded by the assailants. Russian authorities have detained four terrorists and several individuals linked to the incident.

Medvedev vows retribution

Dmitry Medvedev, the former President and now Vice-Chairman of the Security Council, remarked on the terrorist attack. He dedicated a song by Piknik, the band scheduled to perform at the now-demolished venue, in a post on Telegram.

"Heaven's kingdom be with all innocently killed," Medvedev wrote.

"We will avenge everyone. All those involved, irrespective of their nationality or status, have become our primary target," he added. "Wait, you scoundrels," he reiterated.

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