At least eight children and a teacher were killed in a shooting at a Russian school in the southwestern city of Kazan, local officials said.
Rustam Minnikhanov, governor of the Tatarstan republic, of which Kazan is the capital, said that four male and three female students had died in Tuesday’s shooting.
Two children could be seen leaping from the third floor of the four-storey School Number 175 as gunshots sounded, in a video filmed by an onlooker that was circulated by RIA.
Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports live from London, UK
Fred Weir is the Moscow Correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, he also Joins us live from Moscow for the latest updates and anylisis.
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