Man who took pupils hostage at Russian school 'neutralised'

Russian media has reported that the hostage situation at a Moscow school has concluded after a gunman was "neutralised". A security guard and a teacher were reportedly killed during the incident. A policeman was also injured.

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Pupils taken hostage at Moscow school 'unharmed'

Pupils taken hostage by a gunman at a school in Moscow were unharmed in the incident, according to Associated Press.

The gunman, believed to be a student at the school, shot dead a security guard and a teacher and wounded a police officer during the incident.

Earlier reports suggested the dead security guard was a police officer. A teenager has since been taken into custody.

Moscow shooting gunman 'was a student'

A gunman who shot dead a teacher and a policeman at a Moscow school is believed to be a student, according to Associated Press.

A second police officer was wounded in the incident before the gunman was "neutralised," officials said.

Pupils taken hostage during the incident have since been released.


Police at scene of Moscow school shooting

Russia Today has tweeted images of the emergency services response to reports a gunman had shot a policeman dead and taken pupils hostage at a school in north west Moscow:

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