October 17, 2018

Russia says a student’s shooting rampage and bombing killed at least 18 at college in Crimea

iStock/Thinkstock(KERCH, Crimea) -- At least 18 people, most of them young, were killed and over 40 injured in a bomb and shooting attack at a college in Crimea that local officials said was carried out by a student. The attack occurred at a state polytechnic college in the Black Sea city of Kerch on Crimea eastern coast. Investigators said a lone 18 year-old student at the college entered the school on Wednesday afternoon armed with a gun and began shooting people, before killing himself. A hom..
October 17, 2018

10 dead, dozens injured in explosion at college in Crimea that Russia suspects is terror attack

iStock/Thinkstock(KERCH, Crimea) -- An explosion at a college in Crimea has reportedly killed 10 people and injured dozens, in what Russian counterterrorism officials have said they suspect is a bomb attack. The explosion occurred at a polytechnic college in the town of Kerch on the eastern side of Crimea around midday local time. Initial reports suggested it had been a gas explosion, but Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee then issued a statement saying the blast was caused by an "u..
October 17, 2018

At least 13 dead, most of them teenagers, in blast at college in Crimea that Russia suspects is terror attack

iStock/Thinkstock(KERCH, Crimea) -- An explosion at a college in Crimea has reportedly killed at least 13 people and injured dozens, in what Russian counterterrorism officials suspect is a terror attack. The explosion occurred at a state polytechnic college in the Black Sea city of Kerch on the eastern side of Crimea. Initial reports suggested it was a gas explosion, but Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee issued a statement saying the blast was caused by an "unidentified explosive d..
October 17, 2018

At least 18 dead, 40 injured in bomb, shooting attack by student at college in Crimea

iStock/Thinkstock(KERCH, Crimea) -- At least 18 people, most of them young, were killed and over 40 injured in a bomb and shooting attack at a college in Crimea that local officials said was carried out by a student. Crimea's president Sergey Aksyonov, said that the attacker was a 22-year-old student in the college's fourth-year class, and that the student killed himself. "The potential killer has shot himself; he has killed himself," Aksyonov told the Russian state television channel,..