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Armenian Arrested For Shooting At Turkish Embassy In Moscow


Russian police have arrested a man who they say fired shots at the Turkish Embassy in Moscow.

Russian news agencies report that Artur Mirzoyan, an Armenian businessman, was detained after allegedly opening fire twice with a hunting rifle shortly after 8:00 a.m. local time.

The reports say the gunfire struck an embassy sign depicting the Turkish coat of arms.

Authorities said nobody was hurt in the incident.

Based on reporting by DPA, ITAR-TASS, and Moskovsky Komsomolets online

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