Nine Killed in Russian School Shooting; Putin Calls for Gun Law Review
Nine victims, including seven Children, who died in a school shooting in Kazan in central Russia, has been formally identified Your correspondent, Little Basil reports. The Children were all teenagers in their eighth year of schooling on the two adults worked at the school. One was a 25 year old English teacher who died while trying to protect one of his students. The alleged shooter has been identified in the Russian media as a 19, year old former student of this school and the registered owner of a shotgun. He has been detained by police. The shooting rampage began on Tuesday morning, and students could be seen leaping from the third floor windows of the school building to escape. Authorities in Kazan have now formally identified the victims, and President Vladimir Putin has ordered a review of gun ownership laws.