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14 Nov 2019 | 07:10 PM UTC

Russia: One dead, three wounded in Blagoveshchensk school shooting November 14

Russia News Alert

Shooting incident leaves one person dead, three others wounded in Blagoveshchensk (Amur region) on November 14; suspect declared dead

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/13/2019, 11:00 PM until 11/15/2019, 10:59 PM (Europe/Moscow). COUNTRY/REGION Blagoveshchensk (Amur region)

Event

A lone gunman opened fire on students at a college in Blagoveshchensk (Amur region) on Thursday, November 14, killing one person and wounding three others. The suspect in the incident reportedly shot and killed himself, and there is believed to be no further danger to the public. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the affected area over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Blagoveshchensk are advised to avoid the vicinity of the incident, monitor developments to the situation, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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