Gunman Opens Fire at Folk Fest in Russia’s Dagestan: 4 Dead, 5 Injured – Source

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People in the city of Kizlyar in the Russian republic of Dagestan came under fire while returning from the church service amid the celebration of Maslenitsa, a traditional Russian folk holiday.

A shooter opened fire at people on Sunday, killing at least four and injuring five more, a source in the law enforcement agencies told Sputnik.

“The incident has taken place in Kizlyar. According to preliminary information, four people were killed. There are wounded people. The criminal has been shot dead,” the source said, adding that those killed and wounded were civilians.

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