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Media: Murder in Kyiv's shopping mall committed by Russian killer

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Oct. 2, 2012, 6:33 p.m. | Kyiv — by Interfax-Ukraine

Karavan suspect in killing three guards.
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The Ukrainian Interior Ministry has identified the criminal who killed three security guards and seriously wounded another one in the Karavan shopping mall in Kyiv, Forbes.ua has reported, citing a source in the Interior Ministry.

"The murder was committed by a Russian killer, who, according to unconfirmed reports, has already killed 18 people," reads the statement.

As reported, a robber shot dead three employees of a private security firm and seriously wounded another one in the Karavan shopping mall in Kyiv on September 26. One of the security guards saw a visitor stealing a USB flash drive from a glass case. The guard asked the man to go to the back room, where other guards were waiting. In the room the man pulled out a gun and started shooting, killing three security guards on the spot and seriously wounding a fourth one. The attacker then fled the scene.

The Obolon District Police Office has opened a criminal case on the incident.

Executive Director of Karavan Serhiy Kyslenko promised UAH 100,000 for assistance in finding the criminal.

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