A student of a vocational training institute shot two companions, shot three others and then killed himself, informed the police of Blagovéschensk, city in the extreme east of Russia, where the event occurred on Thursday. According to preliminary data, the shooter was a student of the Higher School of Construction and Public Services of Amur.
"In the place of the events were found the bodies of two young people, including that of the author of the shooting. According to preliminary data there are three others injured," said a police spokesman quoted by the Interfax agency. According to the Russian Instruction Committee, a 19-year-old student, whose identity he did not reveal, went to the institute with a hunting shotgun and opened fire on his companions, between 17 and 20 years, before taking his own life.
Police sources indicated that the student also fired shots at the agents who attended the vocational training institute. Classroom attacks are becoming more frequent in Russia and have forced the authorities to strengthen security measures in schools.
The most serious of them occurred on October 17 last year at a vocational training institute in the city of Kerch, Crimea, wherean 18-year-old student killed 20 peopleHe left more than 40 wounds and then killed himself.