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

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

Karavan suspect in killing three guards.

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, 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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