During the fight in Beslan, 4 policemen were wounded, reported the spokesman of North Ossetia Interior Ministry Ismel Shaov. He said that some soldiers from the other units had been wounded, but he had no exact information. Interfax reported that more than 10 bandits had been killed.
Echo Moskvy radio station reported that 346 people had been brought to the hospitals of Beslan and Vladikavkaz.
There is unconfirmed information on more than 100 dead. The most bodies of the dead are in the school gym, RBC reported.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
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It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War