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5 Russian bikers shot dead, suspect arrested

Investigators said in a statement the victims were shot with a hunting rifle shortly after dawn on Sunday. Two women who were with them witnessed the killing in Chelokhovo, a village 100 kilometres southeast of Moscow.

world Updated: May 08, 2016 19:58 IST
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Russian investigators arrested a man suspected of killing five members of a motorcycle club who had gathered in a village near Moscow.
Russian investigators arrested a man suspected of killing five members of a motorcycle club who had gathered in a village near Moscow.( )

Russian investigators arrested a man suspected of killing five members of a motorcycle club who had gathered in a village near Moscow.

Investigators said in a statement the victims were shot with a hunting rifle shortly after dawn on Sunday. Two women who were with them witnessed the killing in Chelokhovo, a village 100 kilometres southeast of Moscow.

The investigators said the 27-year-old suspect was arrested at his nearby home and confessed to shooting the bikers after a conflict.They had spent the night near an abandoned building at a beer factory and reportedly planned to take part in a motorcycle ride tomorrow in commemoration of Victory Day, when Russia celebrates the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.

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