Võmmorski

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Võmmorski
Võmmorski is located in Estonia
Võmmorski
Võmmorski
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 57°49′49″N 27°32′14″E / 57.83028°N 27.53722°E / 57.83028; 27.53722Coordinates: 57°49′49″N 27°32′14″E / 57.83028°N 27.53722°E / 57.83028; 27.53722
CountryEstonia
CountyVõru County
MunicipalitySetomaa Parish
Population
 (2000[1])
 • Total43

Võmmorski is a village in Setomaa Parish, Võru County, in southeastern Estonia, on the border with Russia. The Piusa River borders the village in the north, Russian border in the east. As of 2000, Võmmorski had a population of 43.[1]

The Piusa cordon of Estonian Border Guard is located in Võmmorski.[1]

On 4 May 2011 a shooting incident between police officers and local landowner took place just behind the river on the territory of Piusa village. As a result the landowner and a police officer died and two were wounded.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b c "Võmmorski küla". eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  2. ^ Hõbemägi, Toomas (2011-05-05). "A policeman killed, two wounded in shooting in South Estonia". Baltic Business News. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  3. ^ Tähismaa, Inno (2011-05-07). "Salapärane tulistamine Eestimaa Šveitsis". Võrumaa Teataja (in Estonian). Retrieved 10 May 2011.