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It became known who organized the shooting at Chisinau airport

Jul 1, 2023

The attacker who opened fire at Chisinau airport and killed two people was a 43-year-old Tajik citizen. The man was denied entry to Moldova.


This was announced by Prime Minister Dorin Recean.

"A 43-year-old Tajik citizen was denied entry to Moldova for security reasons. While escorting him to the sterile zone for return, he shot a border guard and an airport security officer with a pistol taken from a border police officer," Recean said.

He added that one of the passengers was injured and is under medical supervision.

"State institutions have increased the level of mobilization to ensure security and public order. The police are investigating the incident and will provide full information," the Moldovan prime minister assured.

As reported, an armed attack took place at the international airport of Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, which resulted in the death of two people. The attack was carried out by a foreign citizen who was banned from entering the Republic of Moldova. Later it became known that the police detained the attacker, wounding him during a special operation.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 01/07/2023

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