On May 3rd, 2023, Serbia was hit by a devastating school shooting that claimed the lives of several children. The incident took place in the capital city of Belgrade, where a gunman entered a high school and opened fire on students and staff.
The shooting resulted in the deaths of eight children, and at least ten others were injured. The shooter, a former student at the school, was reportedly armed with a handgun and several rounds of ammunition. He was later apprehended by the police and taken into custody.
The incident has sparked widespread outrage and grief across the country, with many calling for stricter gun control laws and better mental health services for those in need. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and vowed to take action to prevent such tragedies from happening again.
The motive behind the shooting is still unclear, and authorities have launched an investigation into the incident. Meanwhile, the community is left to mourn the loss of innocent lives and come to terms with the devastating impact of this senseless act of violence.