Shooting on Shrove Tuesday in Kizlyar killed five people

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Five older women in Kizlyar, Dagestan became the victims of the shooting, which staged a 22-year-old Khalil Khalilov, a hunting rifle in the Orthodox Church on forgiveness Sunday, four more people were hospitalized, the public is shocked by the incident and demands to punish the collaborators.

Murder on forgiveness Sunday

A man opened fire on people in Kizlyar, when they came out of Church after the service. According to the latest data, killed five parishioners. They were all elderly. The assailant was shot and killed by officers of Regardie. Among the victims — two law enforcement officers.

«When a young man with a shotgun tried to enter the temple, where he passed the evening service before Lent, those who saw him knew immediately that he starts to shoot and closed the door. Then he began to shoot at women, who were outside. He killed four people and another five wounded, including one police officer and one of Regardie», — said one of the eyewitnesses of the incident.

Power after the emergency has taken a number of steps: set up an operational headquarters, the city left the psychologists EMERCOM of Dagestan, who will work with relatives of the victims. In addition, the alarm raised by the entire personnel of the Department of police, all entrances to the city are blocked in a given period of monitored persons entering and leaving vehicles.

Later the administration of the Kizlyar called the name of the opened fire near the temple on Sunday, they found 22-year-old Khalil Khalilov. It was noted that liquidated the shooter was identified as a resident of the village of Dawn of the Tarumovsky district of Dagestan.

After the incident in Kizlyar has arrived the Minister of internal Affairs of Dagestan Abdurashid Magomedov, acting Minister of health of the Republic of the Tank Ibragimov. To the victims urgently flew the head of the Federal medical-biological Agency Vladimir Uiba.

«At this point in Kizlyar TSGB be four victims. The condition of two women doctors estimate as heavy. State police — moderate severity, they are in trauma with injuries of the lower extremities. Victims receive all necessary medical care in full. Doctors working in emergency mode. At the scene immediately went three brigades of the Dagestan emergency medicine centre. Psychological assistance to relatives of dead and injured provided by the psychologist of the Ministry of health of Dagestan», — told RIA Novosti the representative of the Ministry of health of Dagestan.

According to him, the two women already carried out the operation.

«Their condition is still serious. The status of the other victims is stable, their life threatens nothing», — said the source.

Alleged organizers

The organizers of the shooting in Kizlyar may be the Islamists who are interested in destabilizing the situation on the eve of presidential elections, according to the Senator, a veteran of the RAF Igor Morozov.

«The purpose of the attack on members of the Orthodox Church on the eve of lent — inciting enmity and hatred between people of different faiths. In this, as a tool of destabilizing the situation in the country ahead of the elections of the President may be interested radical Islamists,» said Morozov, RIA Novosti.

He believes that the attack may be involved, the residents of Dagestan, who fought in the time on the side of ISIS* in Syria and now returned home.

To answer on all severity

The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said that accomplices of the murderer in Kizlyar should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

«This is a criminal, a felon, a murderer should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. I think it is especially important to establish who and for what purpose told him to take up arms and shoot people. Those who have been associated with him, deserve the same punishment», — Kadyrov wrote in his Telegram channel.

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Mufti condemned the killing of worshipers in the temple and called this cynical crime.

The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill has called a terrible and cynical crime murder of parishioners in Dagestan Kizlyar. «The killing of innocent people on the threshold of the temple — it is a terrible and cynical crimes that has not and cannot have any excuses. Make it could only be those whose hearts are filled with satanic malice and hate, in whom there is the spirit of peace and love,» reads the Patriarch’s message, posted on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church.

«The Muftiate of the Republic of Dagestan strongly condemns all manifestations of violence. At the hands of Wahhabi, who opened fire with a hunting rifle, killed four civilians, the same number of people were injured. The Wahhabis, to cover today pseudotumor, nothing to do with Islam do not have», — stated in the message of the Mufti of Dagestan.

*Banned in Russia as a terrorist organization


1 Comment on "Shooting on Shrove Tuesday in Kizlyar killed five people"

  1. Vasili | 23.02.2018 at 23:16 |

    Sainthood now!

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