SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 18 October 2021, Monday |

Gunman on rampage in Russian university campus; at least 5 killed

At least five people were killed and six injured during an attack in a Russian university, reports said

An unidentified assailant began attacking people at a university campus in Perm, while the motive of the attacker is still unknown. Investigators said the attacker has been detained while adding that five people were killed and six injured during the Russian campus shooting.

Reports claimed the unidentified person entered the university building and opened fire as students hid in the auditorium.

Russia’s TASS news agency reported “the person who opened fire was armed with ‘traumatic’ non-lethal weapon.”