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Militants Release 31 Hostages in Russia

Heavily-armed militants released at least 31 women and children on Thursday from the provincial Russian school where they are holding more than 350 hostages for the second straight day, officials said. The rescue operation’s headquarters reported that 26 women and children were released in one group, and that another group included three women and two children. Lev Dzugayev, an aide to the North Ossetian president, said that three women and three infants were released. His announcement sparked gasps from the crowd, which crushed toward him to find out who was freed. Full Story

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