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Soldier Kills Eight, Wounds Two In Shooting Spree At Russian Military Unit

A soldier has killed eight military personnel and wounded two more in a shooting spree at a military unit in Russia.

The Russian Defense Ministry said on October 25 the soldier began shooting at his colleagues during a watch shift in a unit located in the Zabaikalye region in Siberia.

According to the ministry, the soldier may have been suffering from a nervous breakdown when the shooting started.

A ministry commission led by Deputy Defense Minister Andrei Kartapolov has left Moscow for the unit's location, the ministry said.

Based on reporting by TASS and Interfax

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