Russia opens probe into ‘terrorist attack’ in Crimea college explosion, killing 18

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UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) – Suspected of committing a terrorist attack in college in Kerch committed suicide, it turned out to be a student of this institution. This was announced on Wednesday by the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov on the TV channel “Russia 24”.

“The potential killer shot himself dead and committed suicide. This is a 4th year student at the same educational institution. The killer’s body was found in the library on the second floor,” said Aksenov.

The head of the Crimea said that the alleged perpetrator of the terrorist act acted alone.

“The attacker acted alone, there is no other data <…> A student of the technical school of the same, a local resident,” said Aksenov, adding that the young man had not previously come into the view of law enforcement agencies.

“Did not differ by aggression, did not have drives [to the police], received a stipend,” said the head of the republic.

On Wednesday afternoon, an improvised explosive device detonated at the Kerch Polytechnic College. According to the latest data, 18 people died, more than 40 were injured. A criminal case was initiated under the heading “Terrorist attack”.

In the area of ​​emergency limited movement of public transport. The services providing transport safety of the Crimean bridge are transferred to the strengthened mode of patrol. In the Crimea, after the explosion, enhanced security measures.

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