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09 Nov 2020 | 08:39 AM UTC

Russia: Search operations ongoing in Voronezh following shooting incident November 9

Russia News Alert

Search operations ongoing in Voronezh following a shooting incident at military base on November 9; monitor situation

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/8/2020, 11:00 PM until 11/10/2020, 10:59 PM (Europe/Moscow). COUNTRY/REGION Voronezh

Event

Local media reports suggest that there is an ongoing search operation for a military conscript who fatally one officer and two soldiers at Voronezh Malshevo Air Force Base. The perpetrator reportedly fled the scene with a firearm. The motive of the attack is currently unclear; police and army personnel have deployed to the area to continue search operations.

Localized disruptions are likely in the area in the near term and transport disruptions are possible in the area surrounding the incident.

Advice

Those in Voronezh should monitor developments and heed any directives issued by local authorities. Travelers in the region should maintain a heightened level of vigilance and immediately report any suspicious items or activity to police.

 

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