(*11*)A school shooting erupted Tuesday in the Russian metropolis of Kazan, leaving 11 individuals lifeless and 4 wounded, Russia’s state RIA Novosti information company reported, citing emergency providers.
According to the Interfax information company, two gunmen opened hearth in the school, and one in every of them — a 17-year-old — was apprehended. Local officers mentioned some youngsters had been evacuated from the school however others nonetheless remained in the constructing.
Authorities mentioned further safety measures have been put into place in all colleges in Kazan, the capital of Russia’s Tatarstan area, roughly 700 kilometers (430 miles) east of Moscow.
Police have opened a prison investigation into the incident. While school shootings are comparatively uncommon in Russia, there have been a number of violent assaults on colleges in latest years, principally carried out by college students.
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