MAKHACHKALA, August 9 (Itar-Tass) — Seven people, including a three-year-old girl, were killed during an exchange of fire between two groups of people in Dagestan’s Untsukul region, a spokesman for the investigation department of the Russian Investigative Committee in Dagestan told ITAR-TASS.
Earlier, the death of six people was reported.
According to investigators, “on Tuesday, at about 01.30 Moscow time, a brawl occurred between two groups of people near a filling station 10 kilometres from the settlement of Untsukul which ended with an exchange of fire, as a result, seven people were killed.” A hunting 7.62-mm calibre rifle Saiga was seized at the site of the incident.
Criminal proceedings were instituted.
Investigation is underway.