Belgrade, May 3 (EFE).- Eight children and a security guard were killed Wednesday after a 14-year-old student opened fire at a school in the Serbian capital Belgrade, the interior ministry said.
Six more pupils and a teacher were injured and transferred to nearby hospitals, according to the ministry statement.
The suspected gunman, a seventh-grader who used a pistol that allegedly belonged to his father, was arrested at Vladislav Ribnikar elementary school, in the center of the capital.
Belgrade police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
Sinisa Ducic, the chief of Tirsova Hospital, told local television that three children were admitted, including a girl who sustained severe head injuries.EFE