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Moscow factory shooting: 'Ex-owner' opens fire, killing one

People gather near "Menshevik" confectionery plant where a gunman opened fire in Moscow Image copyright EPA
Image caption The area around the building has been cordoned off

A man has opened fire in a factory in the Russian capital Moscow, killing at least one person, with reports linking the incident to a business dispute.

The suspect is the confectionery factory's former owner who claimed the business was wrongly taken from him, local media say.

The victim has been identified as the factory's security guard. Two other people were reportedly injured.

Police are still searching for the suspect.

The area around the Menshevik plant in south-eastern Moscow has been cordoned off.

Image copyright EPA
Image caption Russian police are still searching for the suspect

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