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Tags: Russia | Church Shooting

Gunman Kills Nun, Parishioner in Russian Cathedral

Gunman Kills Nun, Parishioner in Russian Cathedral
Nuns and parishioners pray inside the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia on Feb. 10.

Monday, 10 February 2014 10:10 AM

MOSCOW — Russian investigators say a gunman opened fire in a cathedral on Sakhalin Island off the Pacific coast, killing a nun and a parishioner and wounding six others.

The federal Investigative Committee said law enforcement officers detained the man, who works as a security guard.

Concerns about security in Russia are especially high because of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, but there was no apparent connection to the games.

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Russian investigators say a gunman opened fire in a cathedral on Sakhalin Island off the Pacific coast, killing a nun and a parishioner and wounding six others.
Russia,Church Shooting
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2014-10-10
Monday, 10 February 2014 10:10 AM
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