Three police officers stand near the cordoned-off crime scene (3 January 2012)
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Switzerland gunman kills three in Daillon

A gunman has opened fire in a village in Switzerland, killing three people and wounding two others, police say.

The attack happened on Wednesday at around 21:00 (20:00 GMT) in the village of Daillon in Valais canton, 100km (60 miles) east of Geneva.

Police shot and wounded the suspect after he threatened to turn a gun on them. He has been arrested.

Michel Eymann is a correspondent with Radio Television Suisse.

  • 03 Jan 2013