Plans to build a memorial to the 333 hostages killed threeyears ago in the Beslan school siege have sparked a row between Christians andMuslims in
The local Russian Orthodox diocese says it will build a church in thegrounds of Beslan's school No. 1 to commemorate the victims -- half of themchildren -- killed in a clash between insurgents and Russian troops.
But one of
"It is not acceptable to present this tragedy as the tragedy offollowers of only one religion," Sheikh Ravil Gainutdin, chairman of theCouncil of Russian Muftis, said in a statement.
"We need a monument on this site that symbolizes a national tragedy,without any religious undertones, where everyone can come and shed theirtears."Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16