Four People, Including Two Children Killed in Kindergarten Shooting in Central Russia
At least four people died after an armed man opened fire in a kindergarten in the central Ulyanovsk region of Russia.
New Delhi: According to the news coming from Moscow, Russia, at least four people died after an armed man opened fire in a kindergarten in the central Ulyanovsk region of Russia, regional authorities told the Interfax news agency on Tuesday as reported by AFP News Agency.
The victims include two children and a teacher, says the agency.
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“We confirm the shooting and that there are four bodies,” a representative of regional authorities said, while a source in law enforcement told news agency TASS that two children were killed in the attack.
According to AFP, the local authorities said that a total of four persons have been killed, including the attacker.
“According to preliminary information, there was a shooting in a kindergarten. As a result, two children, a teacher, and the attacker died,” Dmitry Kamal, the head of the Ulyanovsk region information department told AFP adding that investigators were present at the scene to conduct a probe and establish further information.
The ages of the dead children were not known, but they would be between three and six years old, Kamal said while unconfirmed reports say that the shooter is believed to have killed himself after carrying out the carnage.
(With agency inputs)
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