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Jamaican soldier kills 4 in nightclub

world Updated: Oct 21, 2008 09:00 IST

Police say a drunken Jamaican soldier has killed four people and injured three others by firing into a crowd at a nightclub.

A police statement says a 31-year-old corporal with the Jamaica Defense Force opened fire early Monday in the Double Diamond nightclub in Kingston after arguing with a woman. He later shot and injured himself.

Eyewitnesses reported that the off-duty soldier left the club after the dispute, but returned shortly afterward and fired randomly into the nightclub with a pistol. Police say four men were killed. Authorities did not immediately disclose the identity of the soldier, who was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries from two bullets.