- At least ten people were killed at an elementary school in Brazil on Wednesday
- Two young shooters reportedly attacked as classes were beginning for the day
- They were seen walking into the building with hoods up before firing weapons
- Police found a crossbow, Molotov cocktails and a wired up briefcase at the scene
Rescuers have been digging through mud to find survivors.
“Part of the Vila Ferteco community has also been affected,” the mining company said in a statement. “Rescue and care of the wounded is being carried out on site by the Fire Department and Civil Defense. There is still no confirmation as to the cause of the accident.
“The top priority of the company right now is to support the rescue efforts and to help preserve and protect the lives of direct employees, third-party employees and local communities,” the statement added.
Euler Fernando Grandolpho opened fire in the Metropolitan Cathedral after midday Mass on Tuesday.
Four people were killed and four more injured before the 49-year-old turned the gun on himself after being shot by police.
Officers said the systems analyst had no criminal record and “no motive except for his own madness”.
While gun crime is common in Brazil, shootings of this nature and especially in a place of worship are not.