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Azerbaijan Soldier Kills Seven in Shooting Rampage


A soldier in Azerbaijan has opened fire on his fellow servicemen, killing seven young soldiers in a military base in the western part of the country.

Officials say they are investigating the incident, which took place Sunday in the Goygol region, some 430 kilometers from the capital, Baku.

Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry and the prosecutor's office said in a joint statement that the victims were all under 20 years old. It is not clear what happened to the soldier who did the shooting.

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