Russian Embassy In Italy Says No Information On Any Russians Among Ancona Tragedy Victims

Russian Embassy in Italy Says No Information on Any Russians Among Ancona Tragedy Victims

The Russian Embassy in Italy told Sputnik on Saturday that there was no information at the moment whether there were any Russians among the victims of the stampede at a concert at a nightclub near the city of Ancona

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 08th December, 2018) The Russian Embassy in Italy told Sputnik on Saturday that there was no information at the moment whether there were any Russians among the victims of the stampede at a concert at a nightclub near the city of Ancona.

Earlier in the day, a fire department spokesperson told Sputnik that six people had been killed and about 60 people had been hospitalized after stampede at a rap concert in a nightclub near the city of Ancona in eastern Italy. The panic and stampede at the concert had been triggered by someone using pepper spray during the event.

"At the moment, the Russian Embassy in Italy did not receive information about any injured Russian citizens in Ancona. The staff of the Russian foreign mission are in contact with local authorities investigating this incident," the embassy's spokesperson said.

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