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    Swiss police have confirmed in a press conference the deaths of five people in a shooting in the country's canton of Aargau.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the members of the law enforcement, the gunman killed himself after carrying out the attack in the town of Wuerenlingen. The gunman was known to the police, but it was not aware that he had weapons. He was a family member of some of the victims.

    Earlier in the day, the police confirmed the Saturday evening shootings. All those who died were Swiss and adult. According to the local media, a couple, their son and their neighbors' son were among the victims.

    An investigation has been opened to determine the possible motive of the crime, as well as the identities of the victims.

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