Police officers and paramedics at School No. 175, where two attackers opened fire; At least one teacher and eight students are reported dead.
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At least 11 people were killed in a school shooting in Russia on Tuesday, according to news from the country.
The shooting took place at the school in Kazan, a city in southwest Russia, according to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, citing regional emergency services.
Media reports contradict the exact circumstances of the incident. It had previously been reported that nine people – one teacher and eight students – had been killed.
“Unknown persons opened fire at school 175 … and there was also an explosion.” RIA reported.
TASS news agency reports that two unknown perpetrators opened fire in a school and cited an unnamed law enforcement source.
“According to preliminary information, two unknown perpetrators opened fire,” the source said.
Tass reported that 21 ambulances had been sent to the school. The age of the schoolchildren is unknown. RIA has reported that one of the attackers was arrested and the other neutralized.
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