The school building where hostages used to be detained is on fire, an RBC journalist reported from the scene. At the same time, fire-fighting vehicles cannot drive to the school building due to the security cordon set by enforcement agencies. Fire in nearby buildings can also be seen.
According to the latest information, over 300 people were injured during the rescue operation at the school in Beslan. More than 200 were taken to local hospitals, paramedics say. Another 100 were transported to Vladikavkaz.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge