The death toll in a school shooting in Kazan, in Russia’s Tatarstan Region, has climbed to nine with another 10 having been injured, a source in the emergencies services told TASS.
"Nine people died, including eight children and a teacher. Ten people were injured and four of them were rushed to the hospital," the source said.
The local emergency medical center told TASS twelve children and one adult had been rushed to a local hospital after the school shooting.
According to a TASS source in the law enforcement agencies, on Tuesday two individuals opened fire at school No. 175 in Kazan. One of the attackers, a teenager aged 17, has been detained. The second attacker is still in the building.
Police and operative services are working on the scene. Children are being evacuated from the school and some students started jumping out of the windows to escape the shooting.
An eyewitness told TASS the attackers had carried out an explosion and then went on a shooting spree.