From US law enforcement has no information that among the victims of the attack on a nightclub in Orlando there are Russians. About it “RIA Novosti” reported the press Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Washington Yuriy Melnyk.
According to him, the Embassy finds out this information. He recalled that the diplomatic mission in Washington provides consular support to Russians in Florida.
Shooting in a gay club Pulse in Orlando occurred on Sunday night. 29-year-old Omar Martin, who is suspected in the attack, took hostages and barricaded themselves in one room of the club. The police took the building by storm, causing the assailant was killed.
Victims of the attack were 50 people, another 53 were injured. Law enforcement authorities qualified the incident as a “domestic terrorist attack”. This attack was the largest in the U.S. since the events of 11 September 2001.
Responsible for a shooting at a nightclub was taken by the organization “Islamic state” (banned in Russia). Sources NBC News also claimed that minutes before the attack, Martin called 911 and swore allegiance to the leader of the Islamists.
The attack on a nightclub in Orlando
In on Sunday night an armed man stormed into the popular gay night club Pulse in Orlando and set up the shooting. The victims of this attack were 50 people, and 53…
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