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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.
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.
Russia Today is reporting that the hostage situation at a Moscow school has concluded after a gunman was "neutralised".
A policeman and a teacher were killed in the incident and more than 20 pupils were taken hostage before later being freed.
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:
Russian media is reporting a man has shot dead a policeman and taken pupils hostage at a school in Moscow's north west.
The gunman is reportedly holding 20 pupils - under the age of15 - but has so far not made any demands.