He killed a mother and her two children first. Then he opened fire on the crowd. A 34-year-old man killed 10 people a Cettigne, a tourist resort in Montenegro. The massacre began in one of the houses: the attacker first entered the house – belonging to him – and shot and killed the tenant who rented it and two children, aged 8 and 11. Then he went down to the street and started shooting indiscriminately at passersby, killing seven of them before the police brought him down. However, some local newspapers claim that the 34-year-old did not die in a clash with the police but was killed by an armed civilian.
“At this time, it is not clear what prompted the man to commit such a heinous act,” prosecutor Andriana Nastic said at a news conference.
According to Nastik, the massacre could have started from a family quarrel, but it has not yet been confirmed that the attacker was related to the woman and that the two children were killed first.
Six other injured are currently being treated in hospital. Three of them are serious. Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic said the government declared three days of mourning after the tragedy. “I call on all Montenegrin citizens to be with the families of the innocent victims,” he wrote on social media.
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