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Gunman Kills Two Inside Russian Sakhalin Island Cathedral

Reports from Russia’s Sakhalin Island say a gunman has shot dead two people and wounded six others inside a Christian Orthodox cathedral.

The local church authority said the attacker stormed inside the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, shooting dead a nun and a parishioner and injuring six other worshipers during the service on February 9.

Interfax reports that the suspected attacker was detained after the shooting and reportedly worked for a private security company.

Based on reporting by Reuters, Interfax, RIA Novosti, and Voice of Russia