Gunman kills 2 in church off Russia's eastern coast

By REUTERS
February 9, 2014 09:18

 
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A gunman opened fire in a cathedral on the Russian island of Sakhalin, off the country's eastern coast, on Sunday, killing a nun and a churchgoer and wounding six other people, state-run news agency RIA reported.

Interfax reported that the suspected attacker was detained after the shooting, and said he worked for a private security company. The shooting happened days after a teenager killed a teacher and a policeman in what was the first major school shooting in Russia.

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