Russian mall shooting investigated as 'terrorist attack' --Several gunmen have stormed into the Crocus City Hall outside Moscow on Friday night | 22 March 2024 | The deadly attack on a large mall outside Moscow on Friday night was an act of terrorism, Russia's Investigative Committee has said. According to videos posted to social media, a group of heavily armed gunmen broke into the popular Crocus City Hall on Friday night and began indiscriminately shooting visitors. They then reportedly set the building on fire. At least 40 people have been killed and more than 100 injured, Russia’s Federal Security Service said in its preliminary assessment. It is unclear if the terrorists are still in the building. The evacuation of visitors and attempts to put out the blaze are underway.

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