Donetsk, Oct 17 – DAN.  DPR Interim Head Denis Pushilin has offered his condolences over the tragdy in the Kerch Polytechnic College.

"On behalf of the Donbass people and personally I extend condolences to the families of victims and to all Crimean people. We share the grief and wish the soonest recovery to the wounded. We grief with you. May the victims be remembered forever."

At least 19 people have been killed and 50 wounded by an 18-year old student identified as Vladislav Roslyakov who arrived at the vocational college in Kerch early Wednesday afternoon with a rifle and opened fire. He also detonated an explosive device before committing suicide. The investigators are now treating the incident as a mass murder and not as a terrorist attack. *ot