Serviceman kills 2 soldiers and officer in Russia, then commits suicide


A Russian serviceman has taken his personal life after killing an officer and two soldiers. Two different soldiers are reported injured in the gunfire. The shootout occurred in a army discipline camp in Russia’s Kostroma Region on Wednesday.

“On August 26, in a guard house of a military field camp in Kostroma Region a military man fired a gun. As a result, an officer and two soldiers are dead, two other servicemen were injured,” says assertion by the Defense Ministry press service.

The gunman killed himself, and in accordance with preliminary investigation outcomes he was guided by private motives in his actions.

“The injured military men are receiving all medical assistance they need,” the ministry’s press service added.

A felony case has been opened towards the deceased attacker, says an announcement printed on the Russian Investigative Committee’s web site.