June 16. 2021. 9:43

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At least 11 killed in school shooting in Russia

Video footage shared on social media showed emergency service vehicles parked outside the school, with people running towards the building. File photograph: iStock


At least 11 people have been killed and many more wounded after a school shooting in the Russian city of Kazan, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the emergency services ministry.

RIA said one gunman had been detained and said an explosion had been heard at the school. It was not immediately clear what the motive for the attack was.

Video footage shared on social media showed emergency service vehicles parked outside the school, with people running towards the building. Other videos showed broken windows with debris outside. – Reuters