See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Hostage drama unfolds at Russian custody centre

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2024
From The Center

Several hostage takers have been killed in an operation to free two prison guards who they were holding in the southern Russian city of Rostov, Russia media report.

The guards are said to be unhurt after special forces stormed the centre.

The six men, who were being held in a pre-trial detention centre, were said to be armed with knives.

They were facing terrorism charges, including links to the Islamic State (IS) group.

They had been demanding a vehicle, firearms and free passage out of the centre.

Read full story
https://bbc.com/news/articles/cd11p0j80j9o

More News about Politics from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right