Russia: Gunman Holds School Students Hostage
A gunman has shot and killed a police officer and taken 24 people - including 15-year-old students - hostage at a school on the outskirts of Moscow.
The armed man forced his way onto the premises this morning and demanded a security guard take him to a biology class filled with ninth grade pupils - all aged around 15 years old.
The man is understood to be the father of one of the children at the number 263 high school, situated in the northwest of the Russian capital, an interior ministry
03 Feb 2014