MOSCOW: Nine students including a teacher have been killed and ten are in hospital after a school shooting in the Russian city of Kazan, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the emergency services ministry.
Reports of this situation are conflicting. Some Russian news agencies reported that two juvenile gunmen were involved, while others claimed that one of them was involved.
RIA stated that one gunman has been detained while the other gunman is reportedly in the school. An explosion was heard in the school. It is not clear what the motive of the attack was.
When shooting at the school, the students jumped out of the school window, thus saving lives.
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.