"At 15.00 [local time, 12:00 GMT] on August 17, during a meeting in mufti's office in the building of the local administration, one of the members of the staff of the mufti's office, F.A., started a random shooting during a quarrel, which resulted in the death of two people, including mufti's deputy. Another five people were wounded, including F.A. himself, when he was trying to commit suicide. The wounded were taken to a hospital where, despite the efforts of doctors, three of them died, including F.A.," the report said.
The condition of both wounded is serious, it noted. The prosecutor's office began investigating the incident.