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Russian Forces Storm a Detention Facility to Rescue Staff Taken Hostage, Killing Hostage Takers

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2024
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MOSCOW (AP) — Security forces stormed a detention center in southern Russia on Sunday, killing inmates who had taken two members of staff hostage, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported Sunday. The hostages at the pretrial detention center in Rostov-on-Don were uninjured, said RIA Novosti, citing Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service. It said that the hostage takers had been “liquidated,” with other local news outlets reporting that at least some of the prisoners had been killed. Earlier, state news agency Tass, citing unnamed sources in law enforcement, had said that...

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