Montenegro shooting leaves 12 dead including gunman

Twelve people including the gunman have been killed in a mass shooting in Montenegro, after a man opened fire at random in the city of Cetinje, reportedly after a family dispute.

State television said the 34-year-old gunman had also wounded six people, including a policeman, during the shooting in the Medovina neighbourhood.

The broadcaster RTCG reported the attacker had randomly shot at people walking in the street, including children.

Four of the wounded were transferred to a hospital in Cetinje while two others with serious wounds were sent to a clinical centre in the capital, Podgorica, it said.

The man was later shot dead by police, the reports said.

RTCG quoted police sources as saying the attack came after a family dispute, but gave no further details. Police still have not issued an official statement about the attack but have blocked off the site.

The Montenegrin prime minister, Dritan Abazović, wrote on his Telegram channel that there had been “an unprecedented tragedy” in…

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This article was written by Staff and agencies in Cetinje and originally published on www.theguardian.com