Kerch college victims death toll reaches 21
A girl injured during the attack has died in a hospital.
The Kerch attack death toll has increased to 21 people (including the attacker), TASS reports this with reference to its sources in a hospital. According to the agency, a girl injured during the attack has died in a hospital.
Mash Telegram channel reports that the girls who disappeared yesterday after the shooting at the Kerch Polytechnic College were found dead. Alina Kerova, Anna Zhuravleva and Ksenia Boldina did not return home yesterday and did not answer the calls of their parents. Families raised the alarm and began to publish search ads on social networks. Unfortunately, they were found dead this morning.
Up to now, 43 people remain in hospitals; most of the victims have mine-explosive wounds. On Thursday morning, October 18, the chief doctor of the Kerch City Hospital No. 1, Marat Enikeev, reported about ten people with serious injuries in intensive care.
A mourning rally took place today near the building of the Polytechnic University. Locals are bringing flowers and candles to the scene of the tragedy.
The head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksenov, announced that funerals of the killed students and teachers will be held tomorrow, on the last day of mourning.