Muscovites bring flowers to U.S. embassy in memory of Orlando victims

Several dozens of Muscovites came to the U.S. embassy in Moscow on June 13 to lay down flowers as a sign of memory of the people killed in the attack on a gay club in Orlando.

An Interfax correspondent said the people had brought flowers and candles and put the words "Stronger than hatred" written in multi-colored letters on the embassy fence.

The police is protecting citizens, there are several police vehicles and some ten police officers nearby.

On June 12, at night, a U.S. citizen of Afghani origin Omar Mateen opened gunfire at a gay club in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and wounding 53. The gunman was shot dead during the police operation.

Before committing the crime, he called the police and said he was connected with the Islamic State group (ISIS, banned in Russia). ISIS later claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack.

The Orlando attack is already called the bloodiest incident involving the use of firearms by a sole person in the U.S.

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