11 dead, 15 injured in terror attack on Russian training ground: MoD
The attack was carried out by two citizens of a Commonwealth of Independent States nation, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.
The Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday that 11 people were killed and 15 others injured as a result of a terror attack carried out by two citizens of a Commonwealth of Independent States nation who opened fire at a military training ground in Russia's Belgorod region.
"On October 15 a terror act was committed by two citizens of a CIS country at the training ground of the Western Military District in the Belgorod region," the Ministry said.
The terrorists opened fire on the new recruits while they were taking a firearms training course.
The trainees willingly enlisted out of goodwill to take part in Russia's special operation in Ukraine.
"As a result of the shooting, 11 people were fatally wounded. Another 15 people suffered wounds of varying degrees of severity and were taken to a medical facility, where they are receiving all necessary treatment," the Ministry further detailed.
The two terrorists were promptly killed by return fire, and law enforcement forces are currently working at the scene.
⚡️At a training ground in 🇷🇺 in the Belgorod region, two citizens of one of the CIS countries committed a terrorist act-the 🇷🇺 Ministry of Defense— Viktor (@viktorvyn) October 15, 2022
⚡️According to preliminary data,22 people were killed and 16 injured.Two of the three shooters were killed by return fire,one escaped
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