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Photos of the victims of the Beslan massacre

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Organisation: Voice of Beslan
Org. type: Human Rights Organisation
Website language: Russian
Gobeslana.ru includes a commemorative portrait gallery of those killed in the The Beslan school hostage crisis. It is maintained by Voice of Beslan which, according to its website "is [a] splinter group from Mothers of Beslan made up of parents of children killed in the 2004 North Ossetian Beslan school hostage crisis wherein more than 365 were killed and half of them children.
Voice of Beslan was created in the aftermath of the tragic hostage crises as a response to what they see as the incompetence and excessive force used by the security services while trying to rescue the hostages, especially with regard to the alleged firing from tanks and flame-throwers at the school when there were still live hostages inside." Source

From Wikipedia: The Beslan school hostage crisis (also referred to as the Beslan school siege or Beslan massacre) began when a group of armed terrorists, demanding an end to the Second Chechen War, took more than 1,100 people (including some 777 children) hostage on September 1, 2004, at School Number One (SNO) in the town of Beslan, North Ossetia-Alania, an autonomous republic in the North Caucasus region of the Russian Federation. On the third day of the standoff, Russian security forces stormed the building using tanks, thermobaric rockets and other heavy weapons. A series of explosions shook the school, followed by a fire which engulfed the building and a chaotic gunbattle between the hostage-takers and Russian security forces. Ultimately, at least 334 hostages were killed, including 186 children. Hundreds more were wounded or reported missing.
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