Teenager kills teacher in Estonia school shooting

A female teacher was shot dead on Monday by a teenage male pupil in a high school rampage in Estonia, police said.

"The shooting took place during a German lesson and the teacher was fatally injured. The 15-year-old student has been taken into police custody. There are no other victims or injured," police spokeswoman Kristina Kostina told AFP.

Estonia's education minister was travelling to the scene in the central town of Viljandi, according to the ministry.