Vladimir Putin expressed deep condolences to the families and friends of those killed in an explosion at the Kerch Polytechnic College.
The President received reports about the incident from various services.
The President instructed the Healthcare Ministry, the Emergencies Ministry and rescue services to take emergency measures to provide assistance to those injured in the explosion and, if necessary, have them urgently transferred to Russia’s leading hospitals in Moscow and other cities.
Vladimir Putin also asked the Federal Security Service and other departments and investigating authorities to promptly take measures to determine the causes of the explosion.
On Wednesday, a blast ripped through the Kerch Polytechnic College.