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Neo-Nazis open fire at dormitory with Indian students in Sumy, injuring 5 — statement

It is reported that five people were injured

MOSCOW, March 4. /TASS/. Ukrainian neo-Nazis opened fire at a dormitory with Indian students in Sumy; five people were injured, and the status of 11 people is currently unknown, Colonel General Mikhail Mizintsev, head of the Russian National Defense Control Center, announced Friday.

"Neo-Nazi units in Sumy opened fire at a dormitory on Kharkovskaya Street, where Indian students stay, which resulted in five people sustaining injuries; the fate of eleven people is currently unknown," he said.

Mizintsev also disclosed that Ukrainian radicals blocked over 1,000 Indian students who were trying to cross into Russian territory in the settlement of Pesochin near Kharkov.

"There is no food, medical aid or even elementary sanitary conditions at the point of their concentration. Overall condition of the Indian citizens can be characterized as panicking," the general said.