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A soldier shot eight colleagues in Transbaikalia

A soldier shot eight colleagues in Transbaikalia
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In the Trans-Baikal Territory, a soldier shot his colleagues. Eight people were killed, including two officers. Two more are in serious condition.

According to the press service of the Investigative Committee of Russia, a criminal case has been instituted on the fact of the incident. Suspect - Private Ramil Shamsutdinov was detained.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the cause of the shooting was a nervous breakdown caused by personal circumstances not related to military service. Wherein RBC reports that hazing in a military unit could have led to the incident.

According to the father of the suspect, the investigation wants to hide the real reason for what happened. Salim Shamsutdinov said that he called up his son every weekend before the shooting, and a week before the incident he noticed that Ramil’s voice had changed, while his son said that he was going to sign a contract for military service.

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