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Saturday, October 26. 2002, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Saturday, October 26, 2002

Moscow theatre siege: Special forces of the Russian army attacked the Chechen separatists who were holding hostages in a Moscow theater. 50 of the 53 separatists and 117 of the 800 hostages were killed. Most of hostages were killed by poison gas used by the special forces, with most of the surviving hostages hospitalised with gas poisoning.
Source: Wikipedia