Fatal shooting incident takes place at Russian university - Ifax

by Reuters
Monday, 20 September 2021 07:04 GMT

MOSCOW, Sept 20 (Reuters) - An unknown individual opened fire at a university in the Russian city of Perm on Monday and there were wounded and dead, the Interfax news agency reported on Monday, citing a source.

The university's press service said one person had been wounded and that some students and teachers were locked in classrooms, the TASS news agency reported.

Video footage showed people jumping from first-floor windows to escape the building. (Reporting by Anton Kolodyazhnyy; Writing by Alexander Marrow Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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