A gunman opened fireplace in a university in central Russia Monday, killing 13 people, such as 7 small children, and wounding 21 others.
Russia’s Investigative Committee reported the taking pictures took area in University No. 88 in Izhevsk, a town about 960 kilometers (600 miles) east of Moscow in the Udmurtia location. It recognized the wounded as 14 youngsters and 7 grown ups.
The governor of Udmurtia, Alexander Brechalov, explained in a video clip statement that the gunman shot himself.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov explained the capturing as “a terrorist act” and stated that President Vladimir Putin has given all the vital orders to the applicable authorities.
“President Putin deeply mourns fatalities of folks and little ones in the university, in which a terrorist act took location,” Peskov instructed reporters Monday.
The school educates little ones concerning grades 1 and 11. It has been evacuated and the spot all-around it has been cordoned off, the governor claimed.
The Investigative Committee recognized the gunman as 34-yr-previous Artyom Kazantsev, a graduate of the very same college. It mentioned in a statement that Kazantsev wore a black t-shirt bearing “Nazi symbols.” No information about his motives have been produced.
Russia’s National Guard said Kazantsev utilised two non-lethal handguns adapted to fireplace authentic bullets.
A legal probe into the incident has been introduced on charges of multiple murder and unlawful possession of firearms.
Izhevsk, a city of 640,000, is located west of the Ural mountains in central Russia.