School Horror: Knife Attack At Russian Learning Institution Leaves Several People Wounded
April 18, 2018
School is supposed to be a safe environment where students can learn the basics of many important subjects without fearing for their lives. Even though school staff works on making everyone feel secure, crime and violence do find their way in.
Despite the recent emphasis on school shootings, fatal cases of violence at schools are relatively low. Nonetheless, non-fatal crime happens sometimes even more frequently at schools than away from them.
The attack in a Russian school
In the morning of April 18 in Sterlitamak, Russia, the school No. 1 was caught on fire. According to investigators, a 17-year-old student attacked a classmate and teacher with a knife, then he set the class on fire and tried to commit suicide.