A school shooting erupted Tuesday morning in the Russian city of Kazan, killing seven students and leaving 16 people hospitalized with wounds, a Russian governor reported.
Rustam Minnikhanov, governor of Russia’s Tatarstan republic which has Kazan as its capital, said on Tuesday that four male and three female eighth-grade students died in the shooting at the city’s School No. 175. Twelve more children and four adults were hospitalized in the attack, Minnikhanov said.
Officials said at least one gunman had been involved and detained, though there were unconfirmed reports of two attackers including one who had been killed.
Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee said seven children had been killed and 16 people wounded.