Moscow – An armed male fired using a hunting weapon on churchgoers departing a service the Russian area of Dagestan, murdering 5 individuals and wounding 4 others, police detective stated Sunday. The police officer eliminated the aggressor.
This shooting happened on Sunday evening hours in Kizlyar, a community of around 50,000 individuals on boundary with Chechnya.
State news organisation Tass has quoted its Mayor Alexander Shuvalov as stating that 4 individuals were actually killed as well as 4 wounded.
The main reason for this shooting is unknowned at this time.
Dagestan is a primarily Muslim territory in between Chechnya as well as the Caspian Sea. Following a couple of separatist battles inside neighbouring Chechnya, a known Islamist insurgency escalate towards Dagestan.
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