Moscow: At least eight people were confirmed killed, and six others were injured in a shooting on the campus of a university in the Russian city of Perm. The Perm shooter has reportedly been neutralized, and it’s said the weapon was lethal. The university has stated that 4 people are wounded. An unidentified person has opened fire in one of the buildings of Russia’s Perm State University, leaving several people wounded, according to preliminary reports, as per Russian News Agency TASS.Also Read - Tokyo Paralympics 2020 HIGHLIGHTS, Day 10 Updates: Shooting Star Avani Lekhara Wins Historic 2nd Medal; Praveen Kumar And Harvinder Singh Take India's Medal Tally to 13

Reports further said that the assailant entered the Perm State University campus Monday morning “with an offensive weapon” and opened fire, the university said in a message on its Telegram channel that warned students to “please be careful.” According to RIA, the press service of the Perm State University said, “Some students and teachers have locked (themselves) into the classrooms.” Also Read - India's Schedule at Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Day 3, August 27: All You Need to Know

Condemning the horrific incident, the Indian Embassy in Russia has shared their deepest condolences for the loss of life and best wishes for the early recovery of those injured. The embassy further stated that it is in touch with local authorities, representatives of Indian students. All Indian students safe, it added. Also Read - Shooting World Cups May Not Carry Olympic Qualification Status in Future; Quotas in Only Worlds, Continental Championships

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