Russian kindergarten shooter killed by police

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 12:30 hrs

Moscow, Jan 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man who shot at a kindergarten in Russia's Bashkiria region was killed by return fire in a special police operation Monday.

The man fired two shotgun shots at a kindergarten in Salavat from his balcony, injuring a nurse with glass shards.

He refused to surrender, following which his apartment was stormed by police.

He opened fire at the policemen who tried to arrest him and was killed in return fire.

The cause of the attack was not immediately clear. An investigation has been launched.

--IANS/RIA Novosti


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