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The Japanese authorities strongly condemned the terrorist attack at Crocus

TOKYO, March 25 Secretary General of the Japanese Government Yoshimasa Hayashi strongly condemned the terrorist attack in the Crocus City Hall concert hall, “directed against civilians,” expressed condolences to the families of the victims and victims, and also clarified that official Tokyo has not yet received information about the injured Japanese citizens.
“We strongly condemn the terrorist act directed against civilians. And we would like to express our condolences to the families of the victims and support for the victims,” he said during a press conference on Monday.

Hayashi also stressed that Tokyo “expresses solidarity with Russians who have suffered from terrorist actions.” However, he also clarified that the Japanese government has not yet received information about Japanese citizens injured in the terrorist attack.

The Japanese Foreign Ministry over the weekend condemned the attack on civilians in the Moscow region and expressed condolences to the families of the victims. At the same time, the expression “shooting incident” was used in the formulations.

Shooting and fire occurred on the evening of March 22 before a concert at Crocus City Hall in Krasnogorsk near Moscow. A correspondent who witnessed the incident reported that several men in camouflage and without masks burst into the hall, they shot people at point-blank range and threw incendiary bombs.
According to the latest data from the Investigative Committee, 137 people died, three of whom were children. The editor-in-chief of the Rossiya Segodnya media group and the RT television channel, Margarita Simonyan, reported that the number of victims had risen to 143. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, 152 people were injured as a result of the terrorist attack. Russian President Vladimir Putin declared March 24 a day of national mourning.
Terrorist attack in the Crocus City Hall concert hall

Putin noted that all four perpetrators of the terrorist attack were found and detained – they tried to escape and were moving towards Ukraine, where a “window” was prepared for them on the Ukrainian side to cross the border. The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that these were foreigners. The President noted that a total of 11 people were detained, and security forces are working to uncover the entire terrorist base. According to the FSB, the weapons used by the terrorists were prepared in advance in a cache.
Putin said that Russia was faced not just with a carefully cynically planned terrorist attack, but with a prepared and organized mass murder of civilians. The President emphasized that all perpetrators, organizers and customers of this crime will suffer fair and inevitable punishment.

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