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Death toll from shooting at Moscow concert hall rises to 93

Death toll from shooting at Moscow concert hall rises to 93

 
- Russian Investigative Committee says gunshot wounds and poisoning from combustion products most common causes of death
 

By Elena Teslova

MOSCOW (AA) - Death toll from shooting at the Crocus City concert hall in Moscow region has risen to 93, the Russian Investigative Committee said on Saturday. As many as 145 others got injured.

The investigative body said the figure is likely to increase as experts continue collecting bodies, and identified gunshot wounds and poisoning from combustion products as the most common cause of death.

Gunmen opened fire late Friday as rock band Picnic was about to perform at the Crocus City Hall just west of Moscow.

The terrorists used flammable liquid to set the hall on fire, which spread at a huge area of almost 13,000 square meters quickly, the agency said, adding that the attackers had automatic weapons.

Meanwhile, at least 11 people, including four involved in Friday's attack at a concert hall in Moscow region have been arrested, head of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) Aleksandr Bortnikov has told President Vladimir Putin, according to the Kremlin.

The FSB is working on identifying the accomplice base of the perpetrators of the terrorist attack in Crocus City Hall, the Kremlin press service quoted Bortnikov as saying on Saturday.

 

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