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At least nine people have been killed in a Russian school shooting

By Ninian Carter

May 11, 2021 - A gunman has opened fire in a school in the Russian city of Kazan, killing nine people and injuring at least 21 others, some seriously.

Local media has named a gunman who opened fire in School in Kazan, Russia, as former pupil Ilnaz Galyaviev.

Officials say the man entered School No 175 in the east of the city on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing seven students (four boys and three girls), two adults and injuring 21 other people.

Russian media says some students escaped the building during the attack, while others were trapped inside, before being eventually evacuated.

Rustam Minnikhanov, governor of the Tatarstan republic where Kazan is the capital, says a suspect, who owns a firearm registered in his name, has been arrested.

Investigations are continuing.

PUBLISHED: 11/05/2021; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Associated Press