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One of those charged with attacking Crocus City Hall is Tajik national

The Moscow Basmanny District Court is choosing a measure of restraint for the man

MOSCOW, March 24. /TASS/. One of the two men charged with committing a terror attack on Moscow’s City Hall is a Tajik national, a TASS correspondent reported from the courtroom.

The Moscow Basmanny District Court is choosing a measure of restraint for the man.

"I am a citizen of Tajikistan," said Dalerdjon Mirzoyev with the help of an interpreter as he doesn’t speak Russia.

He also said that he has three minor children. Apart from that, in his words, he did not have permanent employment and his sojourn permit expired three months ago.

He is accused under part 3, provision "b" of article 205 of the Russian Criminal Code (a terror attack committed by a group of persons and entailing a human death).

On the evening of March 22, a terrorist attack targeted the Crocus City Hall music venue in the city of Krasnogorsk near Moscow. According to the latest data, the death toll is 137, but may increase. According to the Moscow Region’s health ministry, 182 people were injured. Eleven suspects involved in the terrorist attack have been apprehended, including four hitmen who were trying to make off heading towards the Ukrainian border. President Vladimir Putin said in a televised address that, according to preliminary information, the Ukrainian side had been preparing ‘a gap’ in the border for the terrorists to cross it. He vowed to identify and hold to account all those behind the attack on the Crocus City Hall and declared March 24 a day of nationwide mourning.