Moscow concert attack: PM sends solidarity message to Russia, calls it 'heinous terrorist attack'

Along with India, Iran, the US, the UN, France, the EU and other nations have condemned the terror attack.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned the terror attack near Moscow, which killed more than 70 people.

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday strongly condemned the heinous terrorist attack at the Kraków City Concert Hall in Moscow, the capital of Russia. On his social media 'X' (formerly Twitter), PM Modi wrote, 'We strongly condemn the heinous terrorist attack in Moscow. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims. India stands in solidarity with the government and people of the Russian Federation in this hour of grief.

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About Moscow tragic incident

The gunmen opened fire at concert goers who were sitting inside the Crocus City concert hall and killed over 60 people while injruing more than 100. They came in dressed in camouflage uniforms, opened fire at the civilians and then threw a grenade. 
Video footage from the site of the attack showed the Crocus City Hall concert venue on fire, filling the air with thick, black smoke. It also shows frightened locals screaming and cowering amid the sound of gunfire in the huge hall. State-run RIA Novosti reported that armed men opened fire and threw a grenade or incendiary bomb, causing a fire.

Apart from India, these countries also condemned 

Along with India, Iran, the US, the UN, France, the EU and other nations have condemned the terror attack. The US has confirmed that it has intelligence which indicates that Islamic State was behind this attack.