Girl and grandfather shot dead in Moravian village

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting dead of a17-year-old girl and her grandfather in the village of Raškovice in south Moravia. The girl’s grandmother was seriously injured in the attack, which took place on Monday evening. There have been reports that the man being questioned in connection with the killings, who is 31, was the girl’s teacher. He is reported to have been wearing a bullet-proof vest and carrying three legally held weapons during the attack.

Author: Ian Willoughby