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Gunman opens fire in FSB office in Russia’s Khabarovsk

A FSB officer and a visitor died in the shooting

MOSCOW, April 21. /TASS/. A gunman opened fire in the receiving office of the local branch of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) in the Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk on Friday, the FSB Public Relations Center told TASS.

"At 17:02 local time (06:02 GMT), an unidentified man entered the FSB receiving office and opened fire before crossing the control zone," the Center said.

A FSB officer and a visitor, a CIS member state citizen, died in the shooting, while another visitor suffered wounds. The gunman was killed.

The shooter has been identified as A.V.Konev, born in 1999, a resident of the Khabarovsk region, according to the Center.

"Some information points to his being a member of a neo-Nazi group," the Center added.

Investigation activities continue.