Moscow court puts first suspect in concert hall attack under pre-trial custody for two months

By Thomson Reuters Mar 24, 2024 | 3:27 PM

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow’s Basmanny district court ruled on Sunday that the first suspect in Friday’s deadly concert hall attack in which at 137 people were killed should be put into custody for two months pending trial, Interfax news agency reported citing the court.

Russian authorities have said 11 people have been detained, including four gunmen who fled the concert hall and made their way to the Bryansk region, about 340 km (210 miles) southwest of Moscow.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Hugh Lawson)