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Russian 8-Year-Old Girl Killed in Tunisia

An 8-year-old Russian girl has been killed in Tunisia. Flickr

An 8-year-old Russian girl has been killed in a hotel in Tunisia a news report said, citing the Russian Embassy in the African country.

The girl's body was found on May 13 in the bathroom of a hotel room at a resort in the coastal city of Mahdia where she was staying with her mother, embassy spokesman Alexander Linnik told Interfax ??uesday.

Linnik said police were still conducting an investigation into the murder but the preliminary cause of death was asphyxiation.

See also:

7 Militants Killed by Russian Forces in North Caucasus

Italian Journalist and Russian Colleague Reported Killed in Ukraine

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