In a shooting in a school in Kazan (Kazan) city of Russia, 11 people have died, while four people have been injured. Interfax News Agency has given information about this by quoting sources. Sources said that according to the information available so far, eight students have died in this firing incident, while one teacher has also lost his life in this attack. According to Interfax News Agency, security forces have surrounded an attacker on the fourth floor of the school. It is reported that he has been arrested.
Earlier, it was told that a 17-year-old teenager who had openly fired at school number 175 in Kazan city has been detained. Interfax correspondent told that Russia guard servicemen surrounded the school. A group of them is roaming around the building. Dozens of ambulances and police vehicles have reached the scene of the incident as soon as they get information about the incident. Some students are still standing outside the building, but according to eyewitnesses, some people are still trapped inside.
Increased security for other schools in Kazan
Officials have said that some students have been evacuated safely from inside the school, while some are still trapped inside the building. A ladder has been placed outside the building to remove them. Officials said that in view of this firing incident strict security restrictions have been put in other schools in Kazan. Kazan is the capital of Russia Tatarstan province, which is located about 700 km east of the country’s capital Moscow. Police have started an investigation.
School firing incident is very rare
The incident of firing in schools is considered to be extremely rare in Russia. However, in recent years there have been some violent incidents within the schools, which were carried out by the students. Rustam Minnikanov, the chief of Tarastan, has left for the scene of the incident as soon as he gets the information about the incident. His spokesman has given information about this. At present, the school has been surrounded and the injured have been sent to the hospital. Also, people living in the surrounding area have been asked to stay in homes.