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17 Oct 2018 | 12:31 PM UTC

Ukraine/Russia: Bombing and shooting at school in Kerch (Crimea) Oct. 17 /update 1

Russia News Alert

Bombing/armed attack at college in Kerch (Crimean Peninsula) kills at least 18 October 17; incident considered act of terrorism

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/17/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/17/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Kiev). COUNTRY/REGION Ukraine, Russia

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According to local officials, an unspecified number of gunmen entered the cafeteria of Kerch Polytechnic College, located in the Crimean city of Kerch, opening fire and setting off a bomb. The perpetrators then walked through the school, continuing to shoot. At least 18 people have reportedly been killed and dozens others wounded; the death toll could rise in the coming hours. The Russian authorities are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.


Individuals in Kerch are advised to avoid the site of the attack, keep abreast of the situation, report any suspicious objects or behavior, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.


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