The Russian Embassy in the United States has asked the U.S. state Department data on whether there are Russians among the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas. On Monday, October 2, reported on the official page of the office Facebook.

As of 16:25 Moscow time the information about the victims when firing the Russian citizens the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the United States does not have. “The interaction on the spot is complicated by the fact that their recent decision eliminated Consulate General in San Francisco, in the consular district which was part of Nevada,” – noted in the Department.

Russian diplomats expressed condolences to the relatives and friends of the victims in Las Vegas and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.

Late in the evening of 1 October (2 October in the morning Moscow time) during a performance of the famous American artist country music Jason Aldine on the outdoor stage next to one of the entertainment complexes, the attacker started shooting indiscriminately. Killing at least 50 people, more than 400 were injured. The tragedy happened during the festival Route 91 Harvest.

The police called the shooter’s name is a 64-year-old Steven Paddock, he committed suicide. His body was found in a hotel room with a balcony which, according to preliminary data, was fired from automatic weapons.

International airport Las Vegas temporarily suspended the reception and departure of flights after shooting incident in the capital of gambling. This crime was one of the bloodiest mass shootings in U.S. history.



The Russian Embassy in Washington, waiting for a response from the US state Department, is there any Russians among the victims of the bloody shooting in Las Vegas 02.10.2017

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