In Moscow 24 schoolchildren are taken hostage
Armed high school student took hostage 24 pupils of school No. 263 in Moscow’s Otradnoe borough.
He threatened the guard with a gun and forced him to go to the biology cabinet, where high school students had a lesson. There offender took hostage 24 teenagers. The guard managed to press the «panic button» and police arrived at the scene. The offender began shooting at them from the window, wounding two policemen.
As a result of the incident, a teacher and a police officer are shot dead, another policeman is wounded. Currently, the school building is cordoned off; there are several ambulances on the site.
Later the media circulated the news that children hostages were released and the perpetrator is neutralized.