First VIDEOS of shooting near FSB building in central Moscow
A footage taken from a nearby building shows a black-clad person – it is not clear whether the person is a security officer or attacker – running along the emptied street.
Видео из центра Москвы, где у здания ФСБ произошла стрельба pic.twitter.com/y5XpKXtxuN— Александр Коц (@sashakots) December 19, 2019
According to the latest information, one FSB employee has died in the shootout. Medics also say that five more people were treated for injuries.
What appears to be a dead or injured traffic inspector is seen laying on a street right next to the FSB building.
#MoscowShooting#UPDATE - 1 officer confirmed dead- Attack committed by lone gunman- Gunman ‘neutralized’, identity still unknown- Incident treated as 'act of terrorism' - FSBMORE: https://t.co/9x1ImhusCrpic.twitter.com/RaxQN052TC— RT (@RT_com) December 19, 2019
Large numbers of officers have been deployed to the area. Footage shows a Special Force unit wearing full-body armor and helmets, with assault rifles and shields. The officers are seen preparing to enter the area, which was earlier cordoned off.
Another video shows an ambulance near the FSB HQ with people fleeing the area and loud sirens heard in the background.