At least nine people have died after school shooting incident in Kazan, Russia’s fifth city.
Preliminary reports suggest two gunmen entered Secondary School number 175, early on Tuesday morning.
One of the gunmen, a teenager, has since been apprehended.
The other is isolated on the third floor of the school, with a police operation ongoing.
According to one source, the second shooter is holding up to seven children hostage.
Distressing footage distributed on social media shows schoolchildren jumping from that floor to the ground below. Others are being evacuated via a fire engine ladder