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01/09/2004 Beslan school siege


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The Beslan school siege lasted three days and involved the illegal imprisonment of over 1,100 people as hostages, and ended with the deaths of at least 334 people. The crisis began when a group of armed Islamic militants, mostly Ingush and Chechen, occupied School Number One in the town of Beslan, North Ossetia.
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    • Essentials 

    • Background 

    • Course of the crisis 

    • Aftermath 

    • Casualties 

    • Identity of hostage-takers, motives, and responsibility 

    • Official investigations and trials 

    • Criticism of the Russian government 

    • Other incidents and controversies 

    • International response 

    • Media portrayal