A criminal case was opened after the murder of eight people in a Kazan school

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A criminal case was opened after the murder of eight people in a Kazan school
A criminal case was opened after the murder of eight people in a Kazan school
11 May 2021, 15:23Incidents
Investigators opened a criminal case under the article "Murder" after the attack on school # 175 in Kazan. The case will be investigated by the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, the press service of the department reports.

According to the latest information, seven children and a teacher were killed during the shooting at the school.

"The chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, Alexander Bastrykin, instructed to transfer all the case materials for further thorough and comprehensive investigation to the Main Investigation Department of the central office of the department", - the statement on the department's website says.

Under this article, the suspect faces up to 20 years in prison, or life imprisonment.

The Investigative Committee confirmed the arrest of the attacker on the school. Earlier it was noted that this is 19-year-old Ilnaz Galyaviyev. His accomplice was liquidated during his arrest.

Now criminologists from the Main Department of Criminalistics (Criminalistic Center) of the department have been sent to the scene. They will help investigators collect evidence of a crime.

Let us remind you that two men broke into a school in Kazan on May 11 and started shooting there. There have been conflicting reports on the death toll previously. According to the head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, as a result of the attack, seven eighth-graders were killed. The media reported 11 people killed in the attack, including the teacher. The local news agency inkazan also writes about 32 victims of the attack, 12 of whom were hospitalized.

On May 12, mourning for the victims was declared in the republic. Government promised to help their families.

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