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13 people die in Russia school shooting

Russian officials have confirmed the death of 13 people after a gunman opened fire at a school.

According to the officials, the incident which occurred in Central Russia left 21 people injured.

The Victims include seven children at the school of about 1,000 pupils in the city of Izhevsk.

The gunman killed himself at the scene. He was a former pupil of the school.

Seven children and six adults were killed, including two security guards and two teachers, according to Russian officials.

Staff and pupils have been evacuated from the school buildings.

Writing Hadiza Abdulrahman, Editing by Omotola Oguneye