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Moscow Hostage Crisis Ends in Bloodshed

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Moscow Hostage Crisis Ends in Bloodshed

Moscow Hostage Crisis Ends in Bloodshed

Moscow Hostage Crisis Ends in Bloodshed

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Host Scott Simon speaks with NPR's Lawrence Sheets who is in Moscow and has the latest on the hostage crisis there. Early this morning, Russian forces stormed the theater where Chechen gunmen were holding hundreds of hostages, killing dozens of gunmen and freeing their captives. Many hostages appear to have died in the siege.

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