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GROZNY, December 30, 21:09 /ITAR-TASS/. Chechen residing in Volgograd and the Volgograd region are willingly giving blood to people who were hurt in the bomb explosions in Volgograd, southern Russia, Abdulmezhed Baimuradov, a representative of the president of the Chechen Republic in the Volgograd region, told Itar-Tass on Monday.
“Chechens residing in Volgograd are actively donating blood for the blast victims. Many Chechens from remote parts of the Volgograd region are also willing to be donors. We have been in touch with the local authorities and are ready to give them any support on our part,” Baimuradov said.
In the meantime, the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tatarstan has allocated a million roubles to the families of people who were killed or injured in the terrorist acts in Volgograd, Mufti Kamil Samigullin said on Monday.
“We, the Muslims, should not stay indifferent to other people’s grief. Our religion teaches us to help people in trouble. That is why we have decided to transfer a million roubles to the families of people who were killed or injured in the terrorist acts in Volgograd,” Samigullin went on to say.
“What was done in Volgograd is a terrible sin. It is a challenge to universal human values and to all those who are determined to build a creative and peaceful life full of mercy and charity,” the mufti said in an official statement.
The two terrorist acts in Volgograd, staged on December 29 and 30, claimed 32 lives. Dozens of people were injured.