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    An unidentified gunman has killed five people in a village in the east of Moscow region, an emergencies services sourse told RIA Novosti on Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — An unidentified gunman has shot and killed five people in a village in the east of Moscow region, a source in the region's emergencies services told RIA Novosti on Sunday.

    "There has been an attack on a group of bikers, five people were killed. The attacker was armed with a Saiga hunting carbine, [law enforcement] is now looking for him," the source said.

    According to the emergency services, a search warrant for a male of about 30 years old, who might still be armed, has been issued by the competent authorities.

    Moscow regional investigation department has opened a criminal probe into the case.

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