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Russia: Top Krasnogorsk officials shot dead at work, investigation launched

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Baku, October 19, AZERTAC

At least two people were killed including the Deputy Head of Krasnogorsk Yuri Karaulov in an armed attack at the city's office of local administration in Moscow Oblast, according to RT.

The attack occurred at around 2pm local time (11am GMT). Several people were reportedly injured as well.

Police say the other death was that of local businessman and head of Krasnogorsk Electric Georgiy Kotlyarenko.

The suspect reportedly fled the murder site in a Range Rover. The police have cordoned off the area where the crime occurred and are trying to find the car and the suspect. An investigation into the incident has been launched.

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