|Death: ||Sep. 3, 2004|
Murder Victim. History Teacher. On September 1, 2004, the first day of school in Russia, a group of terrorists attacked School Number One in Beslan, North Ossetia-Alania, Russian Federation and took more than 1,200 children, parents, and teachers hostage. The school was held under siege until September 3 when the terrorists detonated bombs in the packed gymnasium precipitating a firefight between them and Russian security forces. More than 300 civilians were killed, half of them children. Singled out for abuse and death threats at the hands of the terrorists because of her insistance in helping the hostage children, she was targeted by terrorists on the third day and shot to death.
North Ossetia–Alania Republic, Russian Federation
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Record added: Sep 20, 2007
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Contributor from Taiwan
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"At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us." ~ Albert Schweitzer ~|
Wayne L. Osborne
Added: Apr. 22, 2011
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