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
single bomb
Deaths 52
Non-fatal injuries
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. They were also convicted of bombing a military housing unit "Sputnik" on May 18, 1999 (4 dead, 17 injured), a Vladikavkaz train station on June 28, 1999 (18 injured) and kidnapping 4 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 10 years sentence.[1]

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