A gunman in central Moscow has shot dead an officer from Russia’s main security agency and wounded at least five others, according to the health ministry.
The shooter in Thursday’s attack outside the Federal Security Service’s (FSB) headquarters was “neutralised”, the agency said in a statement carried by state news agency TASS. It was unclear whether the gunman had been killed or detained.
The FSB – the main successor agency to the Soviet-era KGB – said there was only one attacker, who could not enter its headquarters.
Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports.
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