11 killed in terrorist attack at training range in Belgorod

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – At least 11 people were killed and 15 more wounded at a Russian military training ground on Saturday when two attackers opened fire on a group of volunteers who wanted to take part in the special military operation in Ukraine.

Two citizens of a Commonwealth of Independent States nation committed a terror act at a military training ground in Russia's Belgorod region, killing 11 people and injuring another 15, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday.

"On October 15 a terror act was committed by two citizens of a CIS country at the training ground of the Western Military District in the Belgorod region," the ministry said.

The attack took place during a firearms training session with volunteers who wanted to take part in the special military operation in Ukraine. The terrorists opened fire on the personnel of the unit.

"As a result of the shooting, 11 people were fatally wounded. Another 15 people suffered wounds of varying degrees of severity and were taken to a medical facility, where they are receiving all necessary treatment," the ministry specified, Sputnik reported.

Both terrorists were killed by return fire. Law enforcement agencies are working at the scene.

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