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Today, Russia remembers Beslan victims

September 1 2005
10:13

On the anniversary of the tragedy in Beslan, Russians remember the victims of the terrible terrorist attack that killed 331 people, including 186 children.

On Wednesday, September 1, 2004 a group of armed militants wearing masks and flak jackets arrived in Beslan, in the three vehicles GAZ-66, UAZ and VAZ-2110 and seized School Number 1, which at that time held the morning line. At the time of capture and during the first hours after terrorists killed 17 people.

According to investigators, the school terrorists held 1,128 hostages. During a special operation was rescued 918 people. Total for the case of an attack of militants on a school in Beslan victims found 1,315 people.

After the terrorist attack to be treated in hospitals in North Ossetia, Moscow, Rostov-on-Don and the Eagle were sent 297 persons, including 192 children.

Currently installed 22 individual terrorists.

In May 2005 in Vladikavkaz, the trial of the sole survivor of a terrorist. Native village of Engenoy Nozhai-Yurt district of Chechnya Nurpashi Kulayev, born in 1980, indicted on eight articles of the Criminal Code, including banditry, terrorism, murder, assault on the life of law enforcement, hostage-taking, illegal possession, carrying, buying weapons , ammunition and explosives, reports RIA Novosti.

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