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Sniper Killed by Russian Army Beslan 2004

The Beslan school hostage crisis (also referred to as the Beslan school
siege) began when armed terrorists took hundreds of school children and
adults hostage on September 1, 2004, at School Number One in the
Russian town of Beslan in North Ossetia. On September 3, 2004, the
third day of the standoff, shooting broke out between the
hostage-takers and Russian security forces. According to official data,
344 civilians were killed, 186 of them children, and hundreds more
wounded.



Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev took responsibility for the hostage
taking, reportedly led by his principal Ingush deputy Magomet Yevloyev.



Added: Feb-10-2014 Occurred On: Feb-10-2014
By: alexxss
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