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Mass shooting in Montenegro: 12 dead and six injured

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Police forensic team inspect the house where a gunman started a mass shooting in which 12 people, including the gunman, were killed, according to local media reports, in Cetinje, Montenegro August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic

Police forensic team inspect the house where a gunman started a mass shooting in which 12 people, including the gunman, were killed, according to local media reports, in Cetinje, Montenegro August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic

Police forensic team inspect the house where a gunman started a mass shooting in which 12 people, including the gunman, were killed, according to local media reports, in Cetinje, Montenegro August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic

Twelve people including a gunman were killed in a mass shooting in Montenegro on Friday, according to local media reports, while another six were injured.

Police at the scene in the western Montenegrin city of Cetinje declined to comment on the incident.

The media reports said a man from Cetinje had opened fire at random in his neighbourhood after a family dispute, killing 11 people and injuring six others.

The man was later shot by police, the reports said, adding that one police officer was among the wounded.

Montenegro's interior ministry said it would not comment on the shooting ahead of a news briefing due to be held on Friday evening.

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