BREAKING!! At Least 6 Killed, 20 injured After Gunman Opens Fire At A School In Central Russia

A Russian Rosguardia (National Guard) soldier guards an area as medics and police prepare to move the bodies of students who were killed at a school in a shooting in Kazan, Russia, Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Russian media report that some numbers of people have been killed and four wounded in a school shooting in the city of Kazan. Russia's state RIA Novosti news agency reported the shooting took place Tuesday morning, citing emergency services. (AP Photo/Roman Kruchinin)
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At least 20 persons have been injured and six killed after a gunman opened fire at a school in Central Russia on Monday. 

Victims include pupils and a security a guard at the school in the city of Izhevsk, according to Russian media.

The incident took place at school number 88, which has almost 1,000 pupils and some 80 teachers.

The gunman has reportedly killed himself and the motive is unclear. Emergency officials are at the scene, BBC reports. 

Russian media have posted videos online which appear to have been filmed inside the school where the shooting has taken place.

One videos appears to show blood on the floor and a bullet hole in a window, with children crouching down underneath desks.

The attacker was reportedly armed with two pistols, according to a state MP quoted by the Tass news agency.

The school is in the centre of Izhevsk, a city of about 650,000 residents, close to central government buildings.

Teachers and pupils have been evacuated from the school.  

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