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  • They Knifed Babies, They Raped Girls

    09/05/2004 11:58:26 AM PDT · by Canticle_of_Deborah · 954 replies · 29,630+ views
    Sunday Mirror ^ | September 5, 2004 | Euan Stretch
    THE full horror of the Russian school atrocity began to emerge yesterday as traumatised children told horrific tales of stabbed babies and brutal rapes. It has also emerged that scores of the 323 who died - including many children - had been shot in the back. While despairing soldiers and rescue workers moved among the growing pile of body bags, it was revealed that an 18-month-old baby had been repeatedly stabbed by a black-clad terrorist who had run out of ammunition. Other survivors told how screaming teenage girls were dragged into rooms adjoining the gymnasium where they were being held...
  • Boy who begged for water was bayoneted

    09/04/2004 7:20:50 PM PDT · by saquin · 394 replies · 14,099+ views
    The Sunday Times (UK) ^ | 9/5/04 | Peter Conradi
    AFTER more than 24 hours in the sweltering heat of the school gymnasium in Beslan, one of the boys trapped inside could not take it any longer, writes Peter Conradi. Summoning up his courage, he approached a hostage taker with a bayonet fixed to his assault rifle and asked him for a drink. It was probably the worst error that he could have made. “Instead of giving him water, he drove his bayonet through the boy’s body,” said Stanislav Tsarakhov, 10, another captive standing nearby. “I don’t know if he died.” Details of the incident emerged as children who escaped...
  • 'Hijack signal' on missing plane

    08/24/2004 8:41:49 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 133 replies · 6,659+ views
    AAP ^ | August 24, 2004
    THE Russian plane that went missing around the time as another jet crashed issued a signal indicating a hijacking or seizure before disappearing from radar, the Interfax news agency has reported. The signal came at 11:04 pm yesterday (0404 AEST today) from the Tu-154 airliner that went missing in southern Russia's Rostov region, Interfax quoted a source in Russia's "power structures" as saying. Emergency workers were still searching for the plane hours after it disappeared from radar screens on a flight from Moscow to the Black Sea resort city of Sochi. The source said the signal was activated shortly...