Eight people died and 19 were injured in an attack on a university in Perm

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Eight people died and 19 were injured in an attack on a university in Perm
Eight people died and 19 were injured in an attack on a university in Perm
20 September 2021, 10:59Incidents
18-year-old Timur Bekmansurov on Monday opened fire at Perm State University. The regional Investigative Committee informed, that at least eight people died and another 19 were injured.

According to the local news agency properm.ru, the regional Ministry of Internal Affairs also confirmed the arrest of the attacker, and also told about the victims and those who died as a result of the attack, but the department has not yet given the exact number of victims.

The regional Ministry of Health reports that at least five people died and at least 14 were injured. "There are victims. We cannot give the exact figure yet, from 4 to 5 people", - the Ministry of Health commented to TASS. The department added that including those students who jumped out of windows to escape from the shooter were injured.

Telegram channel 112 reports that as a result of the shooting at the university, eight people were killed.

According to the channel, the number of victims of the tragedy continues to grow, as rescuers continue to examine the audience and find the bodies of the dead. The publication notes that the attacker himself died of his wounds during the arrest.

Classes at the university were canceled that day. Students who had not yet reached the university were advised to turn around.

Earlier it became known that a first-year student attacked the university. A day before in social networks he said that he was preparing an attack on the school, but later decided to change his goal.

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