The Beslan Siege: A Survival Story Russia marks the first of two days of mourning for the victims of the hostage siege at a school in Beslan. One mother's harrowing story illustrates the impact of the ordeal and its bloody conclusion. Hear NPR's Alex Chadwick and Los Angeles Times reporter Kim Murphy.
NPR logo

The Beslan Siege: A Survival Story

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3892425/3892426" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
The Beslan Siege: A Survival Story

The Beslan Siege: A Survival Story

The Beslan Siege: A Survival Story

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3892425/3892426" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Russia marks the first of two days of mourning for the victims of the hostage siege at a school in Beslan. One mother's harrowing story illustrates the impact of the ordeal and its bloody conclusion. Hear NPR's Alex Chadwick and Los Angeles Times reporter Kim Murphy.