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INVESTIGATION INTO BESLAN CONTINUES

RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, March 11 (RIA Novosti) - Documents found after the killing of Chechen separatist leader Aslan Maskhadov and Abu-Dzeit will be given to the parliamentary commission for further investigation into the terrorist siege of a Beslan school last September. The agreement was reached at a commission meeting Thursday.

Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Nikolai Patrushev and Russian Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev attended the session.

The commission will have access to documents obtained by the FSB and the Interior Ministry during the assassination operation, according to a press release.

The commission expects to receive additional information about the four citizens who were detained on suspicion of aiding terrorists.

"Their names are known [and] they are providing information," the head of the parliamentary commission, Alexander Torshin, said according to the release.

Commission members have decided to send four people to the North Caucasus to study additional materials that were obtained during the investigation conducted by the Russian Prosecutor General's Office, the FSB and the Interior Ministry.



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