At least five students have been killed in a shooting at a school in São Paulo in Brazil.
One adult was also killed in the attack on the Professor Raul Brasil state school in Suzano.
Police Say two “armed and hooded adolescents” carried out the attack. Local media reported that both of the gunmen were also dead.
São Paulo state governor João Doria tweeted that the victims had been “cruelly murdered”.
Acabo de receber a triste notícia de que crianças foram cruelmente assassinadas na escola estadual Professor Raul Brasil, em Suzano. Até o momento temos informações preliminares. Cancelei toda agenda e estamos a caminho de Suzano p/ acompanhar o resgate e atendimento aos feridos.
— João Doria (@jdoriajr) March 13, 2019
The governor’s tweet translates: “I have just received the sad news that children were cruelly murdered in the state school Professor Raul Brasil, in Suzano. So far we have preliminary information. I canceled every agenda and we are on our way to Suzano to accompany the rescue and attendance to the wounded.”
The shooting happened at about 09:30 local time.