Casualties in Moscow shootout near FSB security service office

A gunman opened fire near an office of Russia's FSB security service in central Moscow on Thursday, causing casualties and…

A gunman opened fire near an office of Russia’s FSB security service in central Moscow on Thursday, causing casualties and prompting the security service to “neutralise” the shooter.

The gunfire broke out around 6:45 pm (1545 GMT) by the office, in an area close to the main headquarters of the FSB security service in Lubyanka Square, the heart of the Russian capital.

Footage shot by a passer by showing people running in panic while armed officers made their way towards the scene, taking cover behind parked cars.

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