During the fight in Beslan, 4 policemen were wounded, reported the spokesman of North Ossetia Interior Ministry Ismel Shaov. He said that some soldiers from the other units had been wounded, but he had no exact information. Interfax reported that more than 10 bandits had been killed.
Echo Moskvy radio station reported that 346 people had been brought to the hospitals of Beslan and Vladikavkaz.
There is unconfirmed information on more than 100 dead. The most bodies of the dead are in the school gym, RBC reported.
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned his new US counterpart Joe Biden not to push Europe into an alliance against Beijing