Russian Consul General in Thailand: Russian operated after attempted murder
BANGKOK, 8 June – RIA Novosti. Russian Consul General to Phuket Vladimir Sosnov told RIA Novosti that a Russian citizen who was assassinated in Thailand underwent surgery.
A Russian citizen was operated on, a bullet was removed from his lung,” he said.
Sosnov stated that the Consulate General of Russia is in constant contact with the police on this issue and continues to keep the situation under control.
Earlier, it was reported that at noon on Wednesday, an unidentified person fired several shots at a Russian who was in his car and was leaving the parking lot. The attacker fled the scene on a motorcycle with his motorcycle helmet completely covering his face.
Thai media reported that the victim was the owner of one of the restaurants on the island, popular with Russians who came to Phuket.
It was also reported that the police found the gun, jacket, shoes and gloves belonging to the shooter on the river bank, one kilometer from the scene of the assassination.
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