In Beslan remembered by name all the victims of terrorist attacks in 2004
Moscow. September 3. INTERFAX.RU — IN Beslan (North Ossetia) ended a three-day vigil of remembrance for the victims of the terrorist act in school No. 1 in 2004, the correspondent of “Interfax” on Sunday.
About 8.5 thousand people, according to the police of the Republic, came to honor the memory of those killed in the terrorist attack 13 years ago the Beslan school.
3 of September and the last 13 years, in the morning in the gym, where for three days the terrorists held more than 1.2 thousand children and adults, was held a divine Liturgy. In the school yard after reading in the Ossetian language of the poem “the Great tribulation Ossetia”, written after the attack by the poet Shamil by Dzhigkaeva, at 13:05 Moscow time came the two strokes of a bell, symbolizing the two explosions, which occurred September 3, 2004 in the gym.
Average educational school № 1 in Beslan was seized by terrorists on 1 September 2004. More than 1.2 thousand people — schoolchildren, their parents and teachers — were taken hostage. For three days they were kept in full of explosive sports hall of the school without food and water. As a result of the attack killed 334 people, including 186 children. Become disabled 126 people, including 70 children.