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Serbian gunman who killed 13 dies in hospital

Publisher Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Publication Date 11 April 2013
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April 11, 2013

The gunman, Ljubisa Bogdanovic, appears (far left) in a picture provided by a resident of Velika Ivanca, where the tragedy took place on April 10.The gunman, Ljubisa Bogdanovic, appears (far left) in a picture provided by a resident of Velika Ivanca, where the tragedy took place on April 10.

A man who shot dead 13 people in a village outside Belgrade earlier this week has died in a hospital of wounds he inflicted on himself at the end of his killing spree.

A source at Belgrade's emergency center said 60-year-old war veteran Ljubisa Bogdanovic died in the afternoon on April 11.

Bogdanovic shot himself in the head after he went on a rampage early on April 10 in the village of Velika Ivanca, some 50 kilometers south of Belgrade, killing relatives and neighbors, including a 2-year-old child.

Bogdanovic also tried to kill his wife before he shot himself.

Bogdanovic's wife is expected to recover despite having been shot in the head and neck.

The motive for the killings remains unclear.

Based on reporting by AFP and B-92 Radio

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