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Girl, 14, shoots student dead before killing herself at Russian school

MOSCOW (Reuters) -A 14-year-old girl shot a fellow pupil dead and wounded five other people before killing herself at a school in the Russian city of Bryansk, investigators said on Thursday.

“According to preliminary investigation data, a 14-year-old girl brought a pump-action shotgun to school, from which she fired shots at her classmates,” Russia’s Investigative Committee said in a statement.

“As a result of the incident, two people were killed (one of them was the shooter), five were injured and have now been taken to a medical facility.”

Investigators were working to establish the motive, the statement said.

(Reporting by Reuters; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)

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