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Chronicle of the tragedy: what happened in Beslan in September 2004

29 November 16

On September 1, 2004, School # 1 in Beslan was marking the beginning of the new academic year. Terrorists, demanding an end of the Chechen War, captured the school and took 1127 hostages. The Beslan Siege is a Russian Federation tragedy. Find out more in this chronicle, which covers the terrorist attack from the beginning to the release of the hostages by Russian special forces.

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