President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov sent condolences to President of Russia Vladimir Putin over the tragic incident that occurred in the School No. 88 in the city of Izhevsk, which resulted in numerous casualties, mostly including children, and injuries, the official Turkmen media reported on Wednesday.
President Berdimuhamedov, on behalf of the people and Government of the country, as well as himself, conveyed words of empathy and support at this difficult moment to all the families and friends of the victims, as well as wishes for a speedy recovery to the victims.
The tragic school shooting took place early in the morning at a school in the center of Izhevsk of Udmurt Republic. The authorities of Udmurtia said 17 people, including 11 children, were killed in the attack.
Udmurtia has declared a mourning period on September 26-29 for the victims of the deadly school attack.