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BREAKING UPDATE: Death toll of 13 following school shooting in Izhevsk, Russia

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A school shooting at school number 88 on Pushkinskaya street, Izhevsk, Russia was reported on Monday, September 26.

Update 10.53.am (September 26) The death toll in the Izhevsk school shooting in Russia has risen to 13 people. Among them are seven children.

Prior reports claimed the death toll sits at nine people:

Original 9.29.am (September 26) According to preliminary reports the school shooting at Pushkinskaya street in Izhevsk, Russia has seen students and teachers evacuated, with emergency services reportedly on their way to the site.

The attacker allegedly killed the security guard, walked on and began shooting at the children.

Two schoolchildren are known to have been injured. Some managed to hide in the classrooms.

The shooting started during the lessons, when an unidentified man in a black suit burst into the classroom and opened fire.

The headmistress managed to hide with a wounded teenager in a classroom and locked herself inside, as reported by Enews112

The man who attacked the school shot himself in room 403 on the fourth floor according to subsequent reports:

The news follows reports that Aleksandr Eliseev, a Russian commander in Ust-Ilimsk, Russia, was shot at a military enlistment office on Monday, September 26.

An eyewitness of the shooting at the military registration and enlistment office in Ust-Ilimsk said that there was no metal detectors at the military registration and enlistment office.

In addition, Ukrainian Armed Forces HIMARS launched an attack on a hotel in the Russian-occupied city of Kherson, that saw former deputy of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada Alexey Zhuravko killed, as reported on Sunday, September 25.


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Joshua Manning

Originally from the UK, Joshua is based on the Costa Blanca and is a web reporter for the Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at editorial@euroweeklynews.com.



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