Saturday, Mar 02 2024
All Cities
Choose Your City
'Lake Baikal, where the ice queen cast her spell'
0

Heroic teachers lead kindergarten children to safety as gunman opened fire

By 0 and 0 and 0
14 January 2013

0

The children all fled unscathed, but a teacher was wounded from flying glass caused by one of six bullets which struck the building. Picture: dni.ru

A 52 year old man fired at the gym of the kindergarten in Salavat from his apartment overlooking the school.  His motive was unclear.

The children all fled unscathed, but a teacher was wounded from flying glass caused by one of six bullets which struck the building.

The gunman, firing a hunting rifle, died after police surrounded his flat and he refused to surrender and shot at officers as they stormed his flat. 

Initial reports said he was killed by return fire from police but later it was stated that he took his own life. 

Teachers acted immediately to lead their two-to-seven years olds to safety. Salavat is some 1500km from Moscow in the Republic of Bashkortostan. 

Tags:

Comments (1)

Thank God not another scene of carnage.
Dave , Gibraltar
15/01/2013 21:14
0
0
1

Add your comment

We welcome a healthy debate, but do not accept offensive or abusive comments. Please also read 'Siberian Times' Privacy Policy

Name

Town/Country

Add your comments

The views expressed in the comments above are those of our readers. 'Siberian Times' reserves the right to pre-moderate some comments.

Control code*

Type the code

* obligatory


News

Business

The Bank of Russia official exchange rates of foreign currencies
EUR98.72USD91.33GBP115.54Other...