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Student kills teacher in school shooting in South Estonia

Politseinik Paala kooli juures PHOTO: Rannar Raba

A student shot a teacher at a school in the South Estonian town of Viljandi on Monday afternoon and according to initial information the teacher died.

The shooting took place at 1:55 p.m. in Paala Street, spokesperson for the South district prosecutor's office Kristina Kostina said. «According to initial information a student shot a teacher. The student has been detained,» Kostina told BNS at 2:35 p.m.

According to initial information the teacher died.