Montenegro: At least 11 killed in shooting

Montén&eacute ;gro : at least 11 dead in a shooting

The shooting did at least 11 dead and 6 injured.

At least eleven people were killed on Friday in a mass shooting that erupted in central Montenegro following an argument family, announced the RTCG, the public radio-television of this Balkan country.

Eleven people were killed, while six were injured, including a member of the police, the source said on Friday, adding that the assailant was among the dead. A police officer, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed this toll to AFP.

The tragedy took place in Cetinje, 36 kilometers west of the capital Podgorica, after the shooter was involved in a family dispute, RTCG said.

The assailant was killed after having opened fire on the police, according to the radio-television.

This is the deadliest shooting in decades in Montenegro.

It happened in the middle of the high tourist season in this country known for its picturesque beaches bordered by mountains.

Cetinje, the ancient royal capital, is located in a mountainous valley that has experienced economic stagnation in recent decades.

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