Russia: 8 killed in shooting in Perm State University, students jump out of window to escape

Prime News, International, Education, Shooting, Moscow, September 20:- A gunman opened fire in a university in the Russian city of Perm on Monday morning (September 20), leaving eight people dead and six wounded, according to Russia’s Investigative Committee.

The Health Ministry of the Perm region reported 14 people wounded. The different numbers couldn’t be immediately reconciled.

The gunman was later detained, Russia’s Interior Ministry said. The Investigative Committee has opened a murder probe in the aftermath of the incident.
The state TASS news agency cited an unnamed source in the law enforcement as saying that some students jumped out of the windows of a building. The regional health ministry said among those wounded were injuries both from the shooting and from trying to escape the building. (MR, Inputs: Agencies)

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