2021 Kazan school massacre: One person sentenced to life in prison


“Ilnaz Galiaviev is found guilty and sentenced to life in prison,” the judge said as he read the verdict.

The defendant was also fined 200,000 rubles. And the requests for compensation for moral damage, the court decided to partially satisfy them.

The court found guilt under the articles of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, namely – “murder”, “attempted murder”, “illegal purchase, transfer, sale, storage, transport, transfer or transportation of explosives or explosive devices”, “manufacture illegal possession of explosives, illegal manufacture, modification or adaptation of explosive devices”.

The lawyer requested the defendant’s release from criminal liability and his referral for treatment.

According to the investigators, on May 11, 2021, 19-year-old Galiaviev, armed with a hunting rifle, as well as an explosive device manufactured by him, attacked the teachers and students of gymnasium no. 175, where he had previously studied. As a result, nine people died, including seven minors, 139 people suffered serious bodily injuries. A criminal case was opened.

The defendant fully admitted his guilt during the investigation and in court.

AGORA recalls that at the time, the local press mentioned 13 victims of the attack. It was then reported that one of the attackers, aged 17 (Galiaviev), had already been detained while the second was still in the school building and allegedly took hostages.

In videos posted on the Telegram social network, children can be seen trying to escape by jumping out of windows, while gunfire can be heard in the background. We note that the images from the indicated source may affect you emotionally. See case details here:

Russia: 11 children were killed at a school in the city of Kazan following an armed attack. (UPDATE) The number of victims has reached 13 (VIDEO)

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