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Number of those injured in Moscow terrorist attack revised upward to 551

As of 6:00 a.m. Moscow time on March 30 there were 695 casualties, including 15 children

MOSCOW, March 30. /TASS/. The Russian Emergencies Ministry’s department in the Moscow Region has revised the number of people injured in last week’s terrorist attack on Crocus City Hall upward to 551.

"As of 6:00 a.m. Moscow time (3:00 a.m. GMT - TASS) on March 30, 2024, there were 695 casualties, including 15 children, in the terrorist attack, of whom 144 people, including five children, have been killed," the ministry said in a statement.

Health officials told TASS that the majority of people hurt in the attack have been receiving outpatient treatment.

On the evening of March 22, a terrorist attack targeted the music venue in Krasnogorsk, Moscow Region, just outside the Moscow city limits.

All four gunmen have been apprehended, while five others are believed to have aided them, according to investigators. The Russian Investigative Committee said the perpetrators had links with Ukrainian nationalists.

Last Sunday, Russia declared its first nationwide mourning since 2018.