The Moscow Theatre Siege

It is 10 years since heavily-armed Chechen rebels took an entire theatre full of people hostage. They threatened to kill them all if the Russian government didn't call off the war in Chechnya.

When Russian special forces stormed the theatre they let off gas to stun the Chechens - it killed many of the hostages as well.

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