Shooting in a Russian school, V. Putin denounces an “inhuman terrorist act”, fifteen dead and 24 injured.
Published on 26.9.2022
LBC reports Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced, on Monday, September 26, an “inhumane terrorist act” after a shooting in a school in central Russia which made at least 15 dead including seven children, and 24 injured.
A white supremacist terrorist attacked a school in Russia this morning, killing scores of people.
The death toll at the Izhevsk school has risen to 14, 112 wrote. Another child was taken to hospital in a state of clinical death.
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The assailant wore a swastika on his chest.
“The President deeply mourns the death of people and children in this school where a terrorist attack was perpetrated”, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters as the assailant, still unidentified, wore a Nazi swastika on his chest.
Investigators also released a video showing the body of an individual lying on the ground, blood around the skull and wearing a black sweater with a red swastika on it.
Earlier, the Russian Interior Ministry had mentioned six victims and 20 injured.
“The police have found the body of the man who opened fire. According to our information, he committed suicide,” he added.
The governor of the region, Alexander Bretchalov, for his part indicated that “there are victims among the children and the wounded”, visibly moved, in a video published on Telegram.
He was speaking outside School No. 88 in Izhevsk. Behind him, medical personnel could be seen running into the building, some carrying a stretcher.
The school’s website indicates that it has nearly a thousand students and 80 teachers.
The facts took place in the morning in this city just west of the Ural massif, a mountain range that separates European and Asian Russia. This city still houses the factories manufacturing Kalashnikov assault rifles.
According to Mr. Bretchalov, “an unidentified person entered the school” before “killing the guard” and opening fire inside the school.
More information on today’s school shooting in Izhevsk, Russia to come.