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Number of injured in Moscow terror attack rises to 180

Moscow, Mar 24 (UNI) At least 180 people were injured in the terrorist attack on the Crocus City Hall concert venue near Moscow, 142 of whom were taken to hospitals, according to data on victim hospitalizations updated by Moscow Region's Health Ministry on Sunday.
Thirty-two patients have been discharged from hospitals, while 38 victims are receiving outpatient care and nine are inpatients, the data showed.
A shooting occurred on Friday evening in the Crocus City Hall concert venue in the city of Krasnogorsk, outside Moscow, followed by a massive fire. A Sputnik correspondent who witnessed the attack reported that at least three men in camouflage had broken into the music hall, shooting people point-blank and throwing incendiary bombs. The Russian authorities said that at least 137 people were killed in the attack, while Margarita Simonyan, the editor-in-chief of RT and the Rossiya Segodnya media group, said the death toll had reached 143 people.
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