1999 Vladikavkaz bombing

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1999 Vladikavkaz bombing
Location Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia–Alania
Coordinates 43°00′58″N 44°39′00″E / 43.016°N 44.65°E / 43.016; 44.65Coordinates: 43°00′58″N 44°39′00″E / 43.016°N 44.65°E / 43.016; 44.65
Date March 19, 1999 (UTC+3)
Attack type
Bombing
Deaths 52
Non-fatal injuries
168
Perpetrators Adam Tsurov
Abdulrakhim Khutiyev
Makhmud Temirbiyev
Umar Khaniyev

The 1999 Vladikavkaz bombing took place in a crowded market in Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia–Alania, Russia on March 19, 1999, killing 52 and injuring 168.[1]

The bombers were tried and convicted on December 15, 2003. The court also convicted the men of the bombing of a military housing unit known as "Sputnik" on May 18, 1999 that left four dead and 17 injured and a Vladikavkaz train station on June 28, 1999, which injured 18 people. In addition, the court found the men guilty in the kidnapping four Russian officers and taking them to Chechnya for ransom on July 30, 1999. The officers were later released.

Adam Tsurov (b. 1980) was given a life sentence, Abdulrakhim Khutiyev and Makhmud Temirbiyev were sentenced to 23 years of imprisonment and Umar Khaniyev (b. 1984) received a 10-year sentence.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Во Владикавказе завершился суд над организаторами взрыва на центральном рынке города

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