Gunman shoots 5 people dead in cafe in Serbia

A man has been arrested and an investigation has been launched

Gunman shoots 5 people dead in cafe in Serbia

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A gunman has shot five people dead and injured another 20 in a cafe in Serbia, police have said.

Among those killed was the wife of the armed attacker.

The man "entered the cafe and opened fire with an automatic rifle" in the town of Zitiste, around 50 miles north of the capital Belgrade, according to police.

A man has been arrested and an investigation has been launched.

Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic has visited the scene and was quoted by the TV as saying the weapon was illegal and jealousy was believed to be the motive.