All Indian students safe after Perm University shooting, says embassy

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Sep 20, 2021, 09:49 PM(IST)

Gunman opened fire in a university in Russia Photograph:( Others )

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On August 29, a new batch of students for the Perm State Medical University (2020-21) left New Delhi. The institution, which is one of Russia's oldest, is located in Perm, about 1,300 kilometres east of Moscow. 

All Indian students at Russia's Perm State University, where at least six people were killed and 24 others injured on Monday when a gunman went on a shooting spree, are safe, according to the Indian embassy.

A recent batch of students for the Perm State Medical University (2020-21) had departed from New Delhi on August 29.   

"Shocked at the horrific attack at Perm State University in Russia; our deep condolences for loss of life and best wishes for early recovery of those injured. The embassy is in touch with local authorities and the representatives of Indian students. All Indian students at Perm State Medical University are safe," the embassy said.

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Perm State Medical University is one of Russia's oldest.

It is located in Perm, about 1,300 kilometres east of Moscow. 

(With inputs from agencies)

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