Kazan school shooting

May 2021 mass shooting in Russia

On 11 May 2021, a school shooting and bombing happened in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia.[1] Nine people (seven students and two teachers) were killed.[2] There were 23 people injured.

Prepetrator Ilnaz Galyaviev before the shooting began

The shooter, is Ilnaz Galyaviev,[3] and he pleaded guilty to the murder of two or more persons on 12 May and is being detained until 11 July.[4]

President Vladimir Putin ordered the government to tighten the country's gun laws.[5]


  1. "Several children killed in Russia school shooting". Al Jazeera English. 11 May 2021. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  2. Власти Татарстана сообщили о восьми погибших при стрельбе в казанской школе. TASS (in Russian). Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  3. "Source: the one who organized the shooting at the Kazan school graduated from the educational institution four years ago". TASS (in Russian). 11 May 2021. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  4. Напавший на школу в Казани арестован. Interfax (in Russian). 2021-05-12. Retrieved 2021-05-12.
  5. Комитет Госдумы одобрил ужесточение правил выдачи лицензий на оружие. Kommersant (in Russian). 2021-05-12. Retrieved 2021-05-12.