A grenade that killed one girl and wounded 11 more at a school in Russia’s North Caucasian republic of Dagestan was featured to school by a schoolboy, a spokesman for the Dagestani interior ministry told TASS on April 24.
“According to proved information, a hand grenade went off in an IT room of a secondary school. It was brought by a schoolboy,” the spokesman hinted, adding that an investigation is underway.
According to the spokesman, the explosion occurred due to destroying of the grenade. The incident took place in the Dagestani settlement of Agvali.
Earlier, the republic’s hinterland ministry did not confirm reports about the grenade explosion in the school. It state the teenagers were hurt due to mishandling of weapons.