There is no official information, which confirmed data released by mass media on the participation of Arab nationals in the school raid in North Ossetia, Palestinian Ambassador to Russia Hairi al-Oridi announced. "We communicated with representatives of Russian special forces, who said that this information is still unconfirmed," he emphasized. "We understand the reasons for similar statements made by mass media," he added.
"We are waiting for information about those who participated in the school raid, and Russia is communicating with Arab nations at the highest level," al-Oridi said. The whole Arabic world condemns those who took hostages in Beslan irrelevant of their nationality, al-Oridi emphasized.
The shooter freely entered the building of the university and opened fire at those who were present on the ground floor