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At least 17 dead and 24 wounded in Russia school shooting, says report

The Investigative Committee said that of the 24 people wounded, all but two were children. Regional governor Alexander Brechalov said surgeons had carried out a number of operations.

The attacker killed two security guards and then opened fire on students and teachers  before committing suicide, investigators said (Photo: Reuters)
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The attacker killed two security guards and then opened fire on students and teachers before committing suicide, investigators said (Photo: Reuters)

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A gunman with a swastika on his teeshirt killed 17 people, including 11 children, and wounded 24 at a school in Russia on Monday before committing suicide, investigators said.
 
The attacker, a man in his early thirties who was named by authorities as Artem Kazantsev, killed two security guards and then opened fire on students and teachers at School Number 88 in Izhevsk, where he had once been a pupil.
 
“Currently investigators... are conducting a search of his residence and studying the personality of the attacker, his views and surrounding milieu,” the committee said in a statement. “Checks are being

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First Published: Sep 26 2022 | 10:09 PM IST

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