Five killed in shooting at hunting shop in Russia: Police

An armed assailant on Monday killed five people, including a 14-year-old girl, in a shooting outside a hunting shop in the Russian city of Belgorod, police said.

Updated: Apr 22, 2013, 19:45 PM IST

Moscow: An armed assailant on Monday killed five people, including a 14-year-old girl, in a shooting outside a hunting shop in the Russian city of Belgorod, police said.

The man killed three of the shop`s salespeople and two passers-by outside the premises in the southern city close to the border with Ukraine, a police spokesman told AFP. One other person was wounded in the incident.

The assailant fled in a BMW which he then abandoned, the spokesman added.
AFP