'I would have been dead' says headmistress after college attack in Crimea

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The committee said all the victims have died of gunshot wounds, contrasting with previous statements by other officials saying they had wounds resulting from an explosion.

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has expressed his condolences over "the terrorist attack" in Kerch in Crimea, Russian agency TASS reported on Wednesday. The investigative committee said initial examinations suggested all the victims died of gunshot wounds, but some reports speak of shrapnel injuries.

Sergei Aksyonov, the head of the Russian-backed administration in Crimea, a region Moscow annexed from Ukraine four years ago, said the main suspect was a male student a the college and that he had killed himself.

The Investigative Committee said an 18-year old student identified as Vladislav Roslyakov arrived at the vocational college in Kerch early Wednesday afternoon with a rifle and opened fire.

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President Vladimir Putin ordered the Federal Security Service to investigate the explosion, his spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said.

"The Federal Security Service of Russian Federation is investigating at the crime scene, searching for more explosive devices", Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee said, revealing no more details.

Another student, Semyon Gavrilov, said he had fallen asleep during a lecture and was awakened by the sound of shooting.

AP describes the deadly assault as "by far the worst by a disgruntled student in Russian Federation", adding that "the bloodbath raised questions about school security in the country; the Kerch Polytechnic College had only a front desk with no security guards".

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It also said that the suspect shot himself and his body had been found inside the college.

Security on the bridge was tightened after the attack, RIA Novosti reported.

"I locked the door, hoping he wouldn't hear me", said Gavrilov, who recalled seeing dead bodies lining the floor and charred walls as he evacuated the school with the help of police.

The technical college provides vocational training to teenage pupils.

The Kremlin says the blast at a college in Crimea that killed at least 10 people could have been a terror attack.

They said the attack had started with an explosion, followed by more blasts, and a hail of gunfire.

Russian Federation annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, prompting global condemnation and Western sanctions, but since then there have been no major outbreaks of violence on the peninsula.

Video footage from the scene showed armoured personnel carriers and military trucks lined up on the approach to the college, in the Crimean city of Kerch. A motive in the attack wasn't immediately clear.

Russian Federation has annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, a move that triggered Western sanctions.

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