On Camera: Chaos Erupts, People Run For Cover Inside Moscow Concert Hall As ISIS Terrorists Open Fire

Several gunmen in combat fatigues burst into the concert hall located in the Russian capital and opened fire on the crowd causing panic, injuries and fatalities. (Image/News18)

Videos surfaced on social media from inside the venue showed huge plumes of smoke in the big concert hall and people running in panic, screaming and hiding under seats as shooting sounds could be heard in the background

At least 60 people died and over 115 have been hospitalised in the mass shooting incident in the Crocus City Hall concert venue near Moscow on Friday. Gunmen from the Islamic State dressed in combat fatigues burst into the concert hall located in the Russian capital and opened fire on the crowd.

Videos on social media from inside the venue showing huge plumes of smoke in the big concert hall and people running in panic, screaming and hiding under seats for cover as shooting sounds could be heard in the background have gone viral.

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. The UN, US, EU, India, Iran, Japan and several other nations have condemned the terrorist attack. Russian President Vladimir Putin is yet to comment publicly on the terror attack but through his deputy prime minister wished speedy recovery to those injured.

Social media footage showed people inside the concert hall scurrying about for saving their lives as sounds of assault rifles firing could be heard in the background. The gunmen sped away in a van and are not yet apprehended.

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