(MOSCOW) – At least ten of the wounded who were injured in a school shootings and bombardment of a student of a vocational school in the Crimea, are supposed to be flown to hospitals in Russia, said the Minister of Health on Thursday.
18 A ten-year-old student rioted in school on the Crimean peninsula Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. It killed 19 people and injured more than 50 before killing itself. The Wednesday attack in the city Kerch was by far the worst of a student in Russia and raised questions about school security in the country. Kerch Polytechnic College had only one reception without security staff.
Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova told Russian news agencies Thursday that the authorities are preparing to operate at least 1
Most fatalities died of gunshot wounds, and those who were hospitalized suffered injuries from an explosive material from an improvised explosive device littered with shrapnel.
"The muscles of the children were hacked with small metal objects," Skvortsova said in comments to the Interfax news agency. "Those who have torn their organs apart find metal balls in the kidneys, in the intestines, in the blood vessels. So powerful was the explosion.
The Kremlin-appointed prosecutor Sergei Aksyonov told Russian news agencies that the first victim will be buried on Thursday.
The school attack in Kerch was the biggest loss of school violence in Russia since the Beslan attack by Chechen separatists in 2004 in which 333 people were killed during a three-day siege, many of them children and hundreds were injured.