Russian soldier kills 8 colleagues at military base in Siberia
Eight Russian soldiers were killed and two others sustained injuries in an apparent mass shooting incident at a military base in Siberia on Friday, as per the country's Defence Ministry.
The incident occurred at around 6:20 pm (local time) when a soldier allegedly opened fire on his colleagues at a military garrison near the city of Chita. A suspect in the case, Private Ramil Shamsutdinov has been detained, reported CNN.
The two injured in the incident were taken to the hospital for treatment, the Defence Ministry said in a statement, adding that their condition is not life-threatening.
A criminal investigation into the matter has been initiated.