The Hunt: Concert venue near Moscow attacked, more than 130 killed

April 15, 2024 | WTOP's JJ Green and Dimitri Sotis discuss a savage attack on a Moscow music hall

Gunmen burst into a concert hall on the outskirts of Moscow on Friday night and began firing automatic weapons, killing over a hundred people and injuring hundreds more.

Russian Rosguardia (National Guard) servicemen secure an area near the Crocus City Hall on the western edge of Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 22, 2024. Several gunmen have burst into a big concert hall in Moscow and fired automatic weapons at the crowd, injuring an unspecified number of people and setting a massive blaze in an apparent terror attack days after President Vladimir Putin cemented his grip on the country in a highly orchestrated electoral landslide. (AP Photo/Vitaly Smolnikov)(AP/Vitaly Smolnikov)

On this week’s episode of “The Hunt,” WTOP national security correspondent JJ Green talked about it with WTOP news anchor Dimitri Sotis.


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J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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