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Four, Including 2 Kids, Attacker Dead in Russia Kindergarten Shooting

A law enforcement source told news agency TASS that two children were killed in the attack.

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At least four people, including two children, died after an armed man opened fire in a kindergarten in Russia's central Ulyanovsk region on Tuesday, 26 April.

Following the firing, the assailant killed himself, authorities said.

"According to preliminary information there was a shooting in a kindergarten. As a result, two children, a teacher and the attacker died," the head of the Ulyanovsk region information department, Dmitry Kamal, told news agency AFP.

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Kamal said that the children who died were aged between three and six years, and that a probe was underway at the site of the incident to ascertain more details.

Lawmaker Sergei Morozov, a former governor of the region, said a young teacher was killed and another injured in the attack, while the two killed children were born in 2016 and 2018, RIA Novosti reported.

(With inputs from AFP.)

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