A group of militants has been blocked in the south of Beslan. A special unit of the Caucasian military district is struggling with the terrorists. Tank fire can be heard in the area of the building, where the encircled gunmen are hiding, Interfax said. Battle helicopters are hovering over the area.
Local residents are doing their best to help the military men find the terrorists. One of the suicide bombers is reportedly hiding somewhere in the town.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said