Russia School Shooting: 9 dead, 20 wounded in school shooting in Russia | World News – Times of India


MOSCOW: A gunman killed 13 people, including seven children, and wounded 21 other people in a school in central Russia on Monday, authorities said.
Russia’s investigative committee said the shooting took place in a school in Izhevsk, a city about 960 kilometres (600 miles) east of Moscow in the Udmurtia region. Those wounded were 14 children and 7 adults, the committee said.
The governor of Udmurtia, Alexander Brechalov, said in a video statement that the still unidentified gunman shot himself.
The school educates children between grades 1 and 11. It has been evacuated and the area around it has been cordoned off, the governor said.
According to the investigative committee, the gunman wore a black t-shirt with “Nazi symbols.” No other details about the shooter or his motives have been released.
Izhevsk, a city of 6,40,000, is located west of the Ural mountains in central Russia.
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