The explosion in the Crimean College: 19 dead, over 40 wounded

Today, October 17, at noon in the Polytechnic College in Kerch (Crimea) was a blast.

First, the Kremlin has put forward the version about the terrorist attack, but investigators reclassified the case a homicide. A few hours later the Prosecutor’s office of the Peninsula has opened the case of terrorist attack.

Until official confirmation residents wrote in social networks about 10 killed and 50 wounded. Later this information was confirmed to Interfax by the national antiterrorist Committee of Russia. The cause of the explosion has been named the undermining of an unidentified explosive device. All the victims were hospitalized.

«I was walking with the baby when it started. Began to call relatives to inform… Now in a terrible situation, people panic, all kindergartens and schools are closed. We’re just in shock,» said resident of Kerch Anastasia Bondarenko.

According to information from social networks, the explosion occurred in the College cafeteria during lunch.

As reported by «Rain» Crimean Ombudsman Lyudmila Lubina, the majority of students.

UPD: according to the latest data, the death toll increased to 19 and injured more than 40 people.

The Publication Of Kerch.FM posted photos and video from the scene.

According to an eyewitness, before the explosion in College was shooting. The gunman, who was captured by the surveillance camera, was found dead at the 2nd floor of the building. He was a College student Vladislav Roslyakov.

The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the annexed Crimea Sergey Aksenov said that the guy killed himself. According to the Investigative Committee, Roslyakov was found with a gunshot wound.

This month the main suspect received a permit to own a hunting weapon, and told classmates about his experiences with explosives. His mother working as a nurse, at the time of the incident he was on duty in a hospital and took the wounded. Later it became known that father Roslyakova was taken in for questioning.

The photograph of the terrorist. This man in Kerch are now looking for all. He came with a weapon to school, opened fire and detonated the bomb.

If you see him on the street — leave immediately and call the police.

— Breaking Mash (@BreakingMash) October 17, 2018

«The censor.NO,» posted a Twitter video of hospitalization of the victims.

10 people were killed and about 70 injured! What happens near the College in okkupirovannoi Kerch after the explosion#Kerch #blast #College

— Censor.NOT (@censor_net) October 17, 2018

Member of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of Russia Franz Klintsevich said that, in fact, seen the alleged «Ukrainian trail» and that hardly involved in ISIS.

The specialists of the Federal security service of the Russian Federation, the State emergency service and the police.

About 4 o’clock in the afternoon it became known that the College found another bomb. Experts are working to neutralize.