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At Least Nine Dead, 20 Wounded In Russia School Shooting

A gunman has killed at least 13 people and wounded 21 others in a school in central Russia, local police said.

Russia’s Investigative Committee said in an online statement that among those killed were two guards, two teachers and five students at the school in Izhevsk, a city about 960 kilometres east of Moscow in the Udmurtia region.

Those wounded were 14 children and 7 adults, the committee said.

Alexander Brechalov, the governor of the Udmurtia region, said in a video statement that the still unidentified gunman shot himself.

According to the Investigative Committee, the gunman wore a black t-shirt with  “Nazi symbols”.


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