At least 11 people, including nine children, were killed and 32 others injured after two attackers opened fire at a school in the Russian city of Kazan on Tuesday, according to a spokesman for the emergency services.
One of the perpetrators has been detained, and the other was killed, reported TASS news agency.
It was not immediately clear what the motive for the attack was.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the urgent tightening of civilian weapons control following the deadly school shooting, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday.
Putin expressed deep condolences to the relatives of the children killed in the armed attack, Peskov said.