Investigation begins into murder of eight people in central Russia

Baku, June 4, AZERTAC

Russia's Investigative Committee opened criminal proceedings on murder of eight people in a conflict in central Russia's Tver region, the authority's representative Svetland Petrenko said on Sunday, TASS reports.

"The investigative authorities in the Tver region opened criminal proceedings on the murder of eight people: two women and six men," she said.

The investigators have information that the mass murder happened during a meeting of people living in one settlement. After a conflict between the participants, a man took a gun from home and fired on his insulters and witnesses, she added.

"The shooter was detained," she said.

A group of investigators and criminal experts is on the way to the site.

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