At least nine people were killed after shooting broke out Tuesday at a high school in the central Russian city of Kazan, local news agencies reported.
Citing local sources, agencies reported that two people had opened fire at School No. 175 in Kazan, the capital of Russiaâ€™s republic of Tatarstan.
Interfax reported that one of the attackers, a 17-year-old, had been detained but that a second assailant was still inside the school building.
It said eight students and one teacher had been killed and that police had sealed off the fourth floor of the school and were attempting to detain the second attacker.
Images broadcast on state television from the scene showed dozens of people outside the school with fire services and police vehicles lining nearby streets.
â€śI was in class, I first heard an explosion, then gunshots,â€ť TASS quoted a teacher as saying.
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