Russia begins day of national mourning for victims of concert hall attack

Russia is observing a day of mourning for the more than 130 victims of the attack on a Moscow concert hall on Friday.

President Vladimir Putin declared Sunday a day of national mourning, vowing to punish the perpetrators and expressing condolences to those who had lost loved ones.

“The whole country, our whole people, mourns with you,” he said. The attack is Russia’s deadliest in two decades.