Russian media are reporting that several people have been killed in a shooting at a university in the city of Perm.
The RBK news agency quoted sources as saying three people are dead in the shooting on September 20, while the Telegram channel 112 said five were killed.
Police did not immediately comment on the situation. The TASS news agency quoted a source as saying that an unidentified person entered the university building on September 20 and opened fire.
The REN TV channel published footage showing people jumping out of the windows from the second floor of a university building.
On the university's page on VKontakte, students were being encouraged to close their classrooms and office doors and stay put. Lessons have been canceled, it added.