Russian soldier shoots dead eight fellow soldiers

epa04351857 A Russian soldier stands guard near Russia's military system of location Kasta 2,2 during the military exhibition Oboronexpo-2014 in Zhukovsky outside Moscow, Russia, 13 August 2014. Reports state that the key topic of this year agenda is the replacement of imported components with domestic production. Many components for Russian arms, engines all helicopter and some aircraft engines for example, were produced in Ukraine and now banned for export to Russia. EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV

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Russian serviceman shot dead eight fellow soldiers and injures two more on base in Siberia, officials say.

The Russia news agency Interfax said that the soldier, a conscript, was detained.

The conscript turned his gun on his fellow soldiers after having a nervous breakdown, the ministry was quoted as saying.

 

Via Moscow Times

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