At least 2 dead, 6 wounded in shooting attack on Russian synagogue, Orthodox church


Unknown gunmen fired automatic weapons at a synagogue and Orthodox church in Dagestan, Russia at 6 PM on Sunday, local time, a Russian Interior Ministry official told TASS, Paralel.Az reports.

Two police officers were reportedly killed in the attack and 6 people were wounded, according to Reuters.

One of the officers was killed at the synagogue, according to RIA, while the other and 6 wounded were shot at a nearby traffic police post. It was also reported that a priest and security guard were victims of the attack, although it is unclear if this means that they were killed or wounded.