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A student killed eighteen people and injured at least 40 in a gun rampage at his school in Crimea today. 
Vladislav Roslyakov, 18, stalked his college halls with a rifle, shooting 17 dead and then killing himself in the school library. 
It is thought the teenager also set off a homemade nail-bomb in the canteen which blew out the windows but did not kill anyone. 
Video showed terrified students running and screaming during the attack on Kerch Polytechnic College where the shooter was a fourth-year pupil, according to the Crimean Prime Minister. 
One said: 'There was a guy with a gun and shooting everyone. I did not know what to do'. Another added: 'The walls were covered in blood, we climbed the fence to escape.' 
Dozens of soldiers rushed to the school suspecting a terrorist attack but Russian police later described the killing as mass-murder.
The director of the college said: 'There were lots of corpses, corpses of kids.' 
Russian officials at first reported a gas explosion, then said an explosive device ripped through the college canteen about lunchtime in a suspected terrorist attack. 
But witnesses reported that at least some of the victims were killed in an attack by a gunman or gunmen.
Crimea regional leader Sergei Aksyonov said on television that the student, a local man acting alone, killed himself after the attack.
Russia's Investigative Committee identified the attacker as Vladislav Roslyakov, 18. 
It said he was caught on security cameras entering the college with a rifle and firing at students. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a meeting in the southern Russian resort of Sochi with his Egyptian counterpart, declared a moment's silence for the victims.
'This is a clearly a crime,' he said. 'The motives will be carefully investigated.' 
The director of the school, Olga Grebennikova, described the scene that she encountered when she entered the college building after the attack.
Thinking there were multiple attackers, she said: 'It was a real act of terrorism. They burst in five or 10 minutes after I'd left. They blew up everything in the hall, glass was flying.'
'They then ran about throwing some kind of explosives around, and then ran around the second floor with guns, opened the office doors, and killed anyone they could find.'
Soon after the attack, Russian officials said they were investigating the possibility that it was terrorism. 
Troops with armoured personnel carriers were sent to the scene. Parents were told to collect their children from the city's schools and kindergartens for their safety.
However, the Investigative Committee, the state body that investigates major crimes, said later that it was re-classifying the case from terrorism to mass murder.
Officials had previously given the death toll as 18, but the Committee revised that to 17 killed. An employee at Kerch's hospital said dozens of people were being treated for their injuries in the emergency room and in the operating theatre.
Anastasia Yenshina, a 15-year-old student at the college, said she was in a toilet on the ground floor of the building with some friends when she heard the sound of an explosion.
'I came out and there was dust and smoke, I couldn't understand, I'd been deafened,' she said. 'Everyone started running. I did not know what to do. Then they told us to leave the building through the gymnasium.'

'Everyone ran there... I saw a girl lying there. There was a child who was being helped to walk because he could not move on his own. 
'The wall was covered in blood. Then everyone started to climb over the fence, and we could still hear explosions. Everyone was scared. People were crying.'
Photographs from the scene of the blast showed that the ground floor windows of the two-storey building had been blown out, and that debris was lying on the floor outside.
Emergency services teams could be seen in the photographs carrying wounded people from the building on makeshift stretchers and loading them on to buses and ambulances.
A second pupil at the college, who gave his name as Sergei, said he had taken a few steps out of the building into the street when the first blast went off. He was hit by debris from the blast and injured in the leg.
Sergei, 15, told Reuters he ran to another building, but said he could hear more explosions going off every few seconds. He took cover and after the attack was over, he was taken to hospital in an ambulance.
'I arrived at the hospital, the scene there was awful. They're bringing in people all covered in blood, some with arms missing, some with legs missing.  

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