“ARussian Ministry of Emergency Situations rescue teams have completed search operations at the Crocus [City Hall]”reads the official statement.

Specialists intervened to resolve the consequences of the fire set by the attackers and completed the manual removal of the rubble.

“Further work will be carried out mechanically using engineering equipment,” the Russian ministry added.

In total, more than 1,000 specialists and 300 teams were involved in the search and rescue operations.

On March 22, several armed men wearing combat gear entered the Crocus City Hall concert hall, in a Moscow suburb, and opened fire on the audience waiting for the start of a concert, before setting the place on fire.

The attack, which left at least 139 dead and 180 injured, according to the most recent report by Russian authorities, was claimed by the ‘jihadist’ group Islamic State (IS), and global terrorism experts point to the Afghan branch of IS as the main suspect. , the Islamic State in Khorassan (IS-K).

Dozens of spectators who were at the popular Russian concert hall are missing, and the exact number is unknown.

Russian authorities detained 11 people in connection with the attack, four of whom were accused of being responsible for the massacre, with the crime “act of terrorism”, punishable in Russia by life imprisonment.

The Portuguese ambassador in Moscow, Madalena Fischer, went to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs today, where, together with other European ambassadors and diplomatic representatives, she signed the book of condolences for the victims of the terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall, the embassy said. Portuguese on the social network X (formerly Twitter).

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