Russian soldier that has a nervous breakdown, shoots eight dead

by Oct 25, 2019News0 comments


A Russian conscript serving in the east of the country shot dead eight other soldiers and badly fatally injured two others on Friday after having a nervous breakdown, the defense ministry said, the ebenews correspondence reported.

The officer has been detained, the ministry said, and the two injured troops are already being treated in a military hospital. Their lives are not in danger.

The incident occurred at a military facility in the far east of the country in the Zabaikalsk region.

The defense ministry statement reported by ebenews did not say why the conscript had suffered a nervous breakdown but said the shooting had occurred at a time when the guard was being changed at the base.


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