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Death toll in Moscow terror attack rises to 115

Moscow,. The death toll in the terrorist attack on Moscow’s Crocus City Hall has increased to 115. According to CNN report, the investigating committee said that the death toll could increase further.

Moscow Governor Andrey Vorobyov said families of the dead would receive $32,500, while the injured would be given $10,840.

According to Russian media, Russian Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov told Russian President Vladimir Putin that 11 people have been detained in connection with the attack on the Krokus complex near Moscow on Friday.

America had warned Russia of a possible terrorist attack, which President Putin rejected as ‘provocative’.

All four terrorists directly involved in the attack have also been detained, Tass news agency reported. The agency said that the attackers were in contact with some people from Ukraine.

The Investigative Committee said more bodies were found as emergency services were clearing debris from the attack site. It said ballistic, genetic and fingerprint investigations were being conducted.

It said it has also been established that the terrorists had used some inflammable liquid to set the compound on fire.

The Investigative Committee said four suspects were detained in the Bryansk region near the border with Ukraine.

This terrorist attack has been condemned worldwide.

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