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19 Dec 2019 | 09:57 AM UTC

Russia: Shooting reported near FSB building in Moscow December 19

Shooting reported near FSB building in Moscow December 19; avoid the area, further details still emerging

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Event

A shooting was reported near the Federal Security Service (FSB) building in central Moscow on the evening (local time) of Thursday, December 19. An unspecified number of casualties have been reported, with some reporting up to three people dead. Law enforcement officials are currently responding to the incident. Road closures have been reported in the area. Further details are still emerging. 

Advice

Individuals in the area are advised to monitor the situation and avoid the area of the incident.