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VELIKA IVANCA, Serbia (AP) - A former soldier shot dead 13 people in Serbia, including a baby, in house-to-house raids that he perpetrated on Tuesday before dawn and then attempted to assassinate her. his wife and suicide, authorities said.

The 60-year-old man was identified as Ljubisa Bogdanovic, who shot the residents of five houses in the village with a gun of Velika Ivanca, 50 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of Belgrade, said the spokeswoman for an emergency hospital, Nada Macura.

of which they were relatives of the aggressor.

The villagers described the individual as a calm and pleasant man. They said that he first killed his son, left the house and started firing on his neighbors, some of whom were asleep.

open him he would shoot them, "said one of the residents, Radovan Radosavljevic. "He was a good neighbor and anyone would open the door for him. I do not know what happened," he said.

Police captured the man on his way home, according to his neighbor "If they do not stop him, we would have killed them all," Kostadinovic said in front of his two-level house with red tile roof, one of the tens of simple houses in the village, located on a green hill where there are fruit trees.

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"He shot himself when police stopped him."

Serbian police chief Milorad Veljovic said 12 people were killed between 5:00 and 5:30 a.m., while one person died in a hospital in Belgrade.

The man and his wife were seriously injured in a bullet like someone else, the hospital spokeswoman said. >

The individual lost his job in 2012 and had fought as a Serbian soldier in the 1992 war in Croatia.

Kostadinovic's wife, Stanica, is a man with no history of mental disorders. said that the man's father had hung up when he was young and an uncle had a history of mental problems.

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