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A horrific video has surfaced where two men were seen gunning down a group of seven people after losing in a game of pool in Sinop, Brazil. The victims of this shooting include a 12-year-old girl, who was at the pool hall with a few other people. The police have identified the two gunmen - Edgar Ricardo de Oliveira, and Ezequias Souza Ribeiro, who are now on the run.

Oliveira reportedly lost a game of pool and a sum of 4,000 reais (INR 64,424.38) against one of the men who was killed and hence Ezequias decided to play him again. Here Ezequias also lost and the pair was subjected to laughter by the people in the pool hall. Infuriated by the laughter, Oliveira was seen going to his car and bringing out a shotgun.

Meanwhile, Ezequias was seen lining up the crowd with a handgun, after which Oliveira open fired and killed six others instantly. The six who died instantly were identified as Larissa Frasao de Almeida (12), Orisberto Pereira Sousa (38), Adriano Balbinote (46), Getulio Rodrigues Frasao Junior (36), Josue Ramos Tenorio (48), and Maciel Bruno de Andrade Costa (35). A seventh, Elizeu Santos da Silva (47), was pronounced dead later.

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Addressing this incident, an officer quoted by Mirror UK, stated that a few of the victims weren’t even involved in the disagreement and were still caught in the crossfire. The officer said, "The way it happened, it is clear that some victims may not even have been involved with the game that was taking place at the establishment."

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