Remember the date. Apartment building on Moscow’s Kashirskoe Highway blown up killing 119 on 13 September 1999

Week-ending 18 September 2020

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On 13 September 1999 a bomb exploded in the basement of an apartment buidling on Kashirskoe Highway in south Moscow killing 119 people and injuring 200. On 15 September 1999 a bomb exploded outside an apartment building in Volgodonsk, Rostov region that killed 17 and injured 69.

These bombings followed the explosion on 9 September 1999, shortly after midnight, on the ground floor of a nine-storey apartment building at 19 Guryanova Street in south-east Moscow killing 94 people and injuring 249. 108 apartments in the building were destroyed. Nearby buildings were also damaged. This bombing had been preceded by an explosion in the Okhotny Ryad shopping mall on Manezh Square in Moscow on 31 August 1999 that killed one and injured 40, and an explosion outside an apartment building in Buinaksk, Dagestan on 4 September that killed 64 and injured 133. 

Source: ‘Russian apartment bombings,’ Wikipedia

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