Montenegro and the shooting: At least 11 dead and six wounded in Cetinje – BBC News in Serbian

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At least 11 people were killed and six wounded in a shooting in the Montenegrin city of Cetinje, they announced. Podgorica Vijesti.

The thirty-four-year-old assailant also died, who was shot by a fellow citizen, and not by the police, as previously reported by the Montenegrin media, Andrijana Nastić, the prosecutor on duty in Cetinje, told Vijesti.

The police quickly arrived at the scene, where they found nine victims, and two more people later succumbed to their injuries in the hospital.

Two children were also among the victims, prosecutor Nastić confirmed.

Radio and Television of Montenegro announced that after a family dispute, a man started shooting randomly at passers-by and then at police officers.

The Administration of the Montenegrin Police has not yet made an official statement.

Several ambulances with the injured were sent to the Clinical Center of Montenegro, and four wounded people were admitted to the hospital in Cetinje.

The Emergency Center told Radio and Television of Montenegro (RTCG) that a man was admitted with serious head and chest injuries.

Three patients had to be operated urgently, because their injuries were quite serious.

Ivan Ivanović, the director of the Cetinje hospital, told RTCG that two people who were hospitalized in that institution are out of danger, and that one patient was released for home treatment after treatment.

The part of the city where the shooting happened was blocked off, and a large number of citizens gathered.

Residents were left in shock after the tragedy.

“I can’t believe that this happened in Cetinje and in Montenegro.

“I don’t know what to say, I’m speechless, I don’t know where this is going,” Milorad Mitrović from Cetinje told RTCG.

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Đukanović i Abazović: An unremembered tragedy

The President of Montenegro Milo Đukanović said that today’s event in Cetinje is an unprecedented tragedy that affects the entire country and expressed his condolences to the families of the victims.

“I am deeply shaken by the news about the terrible tragedy in Cetinje. I express my sincere condolences to the bereaved families, to all those who have lost their loved ones.

“All of us as a society must stand in solidarity with them in these difficult times,” he wrote on his Twitter account.

Today’s event in Cetinje is a tragedy that Montenegro will not remember, Prime Minister Dritan Abazović said.

“I call on all citizens of Montenegro to be with the families of the innocent victims, their relatives, friends and all the citizens of the Capital of Cetinje,” Abazović said on Telegram.

He added that the Government of Montenegro will declare three days of mourning for the tragedy.


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