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Russian footballer Gasan Magomedov shot dead

A 20-year-old footballer for Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala has been shot dead near his home in Russia’s volatile North Caucasus.

Gasan Magomedov was driving into his home village on Saturday night when his car was sprayed with machine gun fire and he died from his wounds while being transported to hospital, Anzhi said in a statement.

No arrests have been made and the motive is unclear, the club said. Magomedov was a regular in midfield for Anzhi’s youth and reserve teams.


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