Monday, January 24, 2022

8 killed in Russia university shooting

MoscowAt least eight people were confirmed dead, with several others injured after a gunman opened fire in one of the buildings of Russia’s Perm State University, authorities said, adding that the perpetrator is a student and has been apprehended.

“Eight people have died as a result, several more have been injured,” the Russian Investigative Committee told TASS New Agency.

The Committee added that the suspect sustained injuries as he tried to resist being apprehended.

A criminal case has been launched against the suspect on the count of a murder of two or more people.

“A student opened fire on the territory of one of the buildings of the Perm State University. The information on the dead and injured is being specified. The suspect’s identity has been established. He is detained,” TASS News Agency quoted Svetlana Petrenko, an official representative of the Investigative Committee, as saying.

A law enforcement agency source told TASS that during the shooting some students locked themselves in universities auditoriums to hide from the attacker, while others jumped out of the windows.

The source added that the perpetrator was armed with ‘traumatic’ non-lethal weapon.

The Perm State University, one of the oldest in the Urals, is located around 1,300 km east of the capital, Moscow.

Related Articles

Truck rams into auto-rickshaw in Ganjam: One killed, two injured

0
Ganjam : In a tragic mishap, one woman was killed and two others sustained grievous injuries after a truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw in...

CM Naveen Patnaik extends greetings on ‘National Girl Child Day’

0
Bhubaneswar : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has extended his wishes and greetings on ‘National Girl Child Day’. Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister said, “Girls...

Dhenkanal district court premises declared as micro-containment zone

0
Dhenkanal : The District Court premises here has been declared as Micro Containment Zone following detection of over 10 positive cases of Covid-19. It will...

200 kgs of Ganja seized in Koraput of Odisha

0
Koraput: The police on Monday has seized as much as 200 kgs of ganja in Koraput district of Odisha. According to reports, the ganja has been...

Anand Mahindra Calls Auto Driver A Professor Of Management

0
Chennai: We have seen the intellectually evolved businessman Anand Mahindra praise a number of people for their unique achievements. Another such act has been done...

Meet 3-year-old singing wonder kid who is social media star

0
A video of a three-year-old from Kota, Rajasthan has been doing the rounds of the internet for a very cute reason. Meet this little girl...

WhatsApp planning to add two-step verification for desktop users soon

0
Instant-messaging app, WhatsApp is planning to introduce two-step verification for the desktop users in a major upcoming update. According to report, the Meta-owned app...

‘Jai Bhim’, ‘Marakkar’ Make It To Oscars ‘Submission List’

0
Los Angeles/Thiruvananthapuram: Two Indian films — the controversial Tamil film ‘Jai Bhim’ starring Suriya and Lijomol Jose and Priyadarshan’s Malayalam period drama ‘Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham’...

Complete Lockdown In Tamil Nadu On January 23

0
Chennai/Bhubaneswar: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin today announced that there will be a complete lockdown across the state on January 23 (Sunday). The decision...

Odisha Capital Wakes Up To Dense Fog; Rain On Cards For...

0
Bhubaneswar: Residents of Bhubaneswar woke up to dense fog on Friday morning with a visibility of less than 100 metre. Vehicular traffic on streets as well...

How to open a fixed deposit account easily on Google Pay,...

0
If you are looking to open a Fixed deposit (FD) and have a Google Pay account then you can do it easily. Google Pay...

IS attack in Iraq kills 11 soldiers

0
Baghdad: At least 11 Iraqi soldiers were killed in an overnight attack by the Islamic State (IS) terror group in the eastern province of Diyala,...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected

22,878FansLike
3,131FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Latest Articles

- Advertisement -