The attacker opened fire with a Kalashnikov assault rifle and afterwards fled the scene.
A Ukrainian National Guard soldier shot security guards at a military factory in central Ukraine for unknown reasons, killing five people and wounding five others.
The incident took place in early Thursday in Dnipro at the Pivdenmash missile factory during the issuance of weapons to the guards, it said in a statement.
The attacker opened fire with a Kalashnikov assault rifle and afterwards fled the scene, the interior ministry said, adding: “As a result, five people died and another five were injured.”
Police are searching for the escaped soldier.