The victims in the attack on the temple in Moscow was assistant rector

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Both men received stab wounds during the attack at the temple in the center of Moscow, were assistants of the rector, Panaorama. It is reported TASS with reference to the rector of the Church of St. Nicholas.

“When the service is provisioned to the altar ran a young man and stabbed my assistants. I want to thank all the parishioners, staff, who helped us to neutralize the attacker. I thank the police officers who arrived promptly and quickly arrested him,” said Archpriest Kirill Sladkov.

According to the priest, his assistants are now in hospital. One of them was wounded in the arm, another in the back.

the Incident occurred this morning, February 16, at the Church of St. Nicholas in Bakinskoi the street. It is reported that, according to preliminary data, the attacker – Efim Efimov, the visitor of Lipetsk region – was in a poor condition. At the scene, investigators are working, is solved a question on excitation of criminal case.

Man with a knife attacked the parishioners of the temple in the center of Moscow

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