Russia school shooting – level 3

27-09-2021 07:00

Six people have been killed and 28 injured in a shooting at a university in the Russian city of Perm.

The assailant, identified as a student at the university, walked on to the campus on Monday morning and started shooting. Students and teachers barricaded themselves inside the university building to evade the gunman while others were seen screaming and jumping from windows.

Authorities said that the attacker was shot during gunfire with a police officer, and then he was arrested. The gunman reportedly acted alone, and he had no political or religious motives. In a social media post, he also said that he was full of hate, and he intended to harm others.

Difficult words: assailant (a person who attacks someone violently), barricade (to put objects together to block someone from going where they want to go), evade (to avoid, to escape).

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