Nigeria mourns victims of Moscow attack 

Nigeria, on Saturday, commiserated with the people and Government of the Russian Federation following Friday’s terrorist attack in Moscow.

Gunmen in camouflage clothing opened fire on people at a concert in the Crocus City Hall near Moscow, the Russian capital, on Friday.

The number of deaths, including children in the terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, has reached 115, as reported by Al Jazeera.

It was gathered from several Russian media outlets that automatic weapons were used in what many have termed ‘one of the worst of attacks in Russia in years’.

Reacting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar, in a statement, sent Nigeria’s sympathy and condolences to the Russian president, Vladimir Putin.

“We convey our deepest condolences to the people and Government of the Russian Federation on the tragic attack carried out at the Crocus Concert Hall in Moscow that resulted in the death of innocent people and injuries to more than a hundred others.

“The Government and people of Nigeria commiserate with the victims of this tragic attack and pray for the repose of their souls.

“We also pray for the quick recovery of those injured.

“At this challenging time, we stand in brotherhood with the government and Russian Federation and send our deepest sympathy and condolences to the Russian president, His Excellency Vladimir Putin,” he said.

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