Candles are lit in front of portraits of victims who died during the 2004 Beslan hostage crisis at a memorial event marking the 16th anniversary of the deadly school siege in the town of Beslan, Russia. Over 30 terrorists seized the school in the morning on September 1, 2004, when the children gathered in the yard to mark the start of the school year. The terror attack claimed lives of 334 people, including 318 hostages, 186 of whom were children.
|Categories:||Unrest, Conflicts & War, Social Issues, Human Interest|
|Feature:||Russia Beslan Anniversary|
|Location:||Beslan, Republic of Northern Ossetia-Alania, Russia|