al-Qaeda To Kill 4 Russians
By asking Russia to withdrawl from it's own country, al-Qaeda has comdemned these people to death. The "Religion of Peace" continues to attack in an effort to conquer more territory. The Russians are just beginning to to realize a long war that will attempt to convert thier nation to Islam and sharia law.
Beslan has already seen the wrath of Islam's terrorist tactics when they seized a Beslan school last September and at least 330 people died, many of them children.
A militant group led by al Qaeda in Iraq said on Wednesday it has decided to kill four Russian hostages after Moscow failed to meet demands to withdraw from Chechnya and free Muslim prisoners.
"After granting the Russian government 48 hours to meet our demands and their failure to do so ... the Islamic court of the Mujahideen Shura Council ruled to kill them (hostages)," said a statement posted on a Web site often used by militants.
The statement's authenticity could not be verified and it was unclear when the hostages might be killed.
On Monday, the group said it was holding the four Russians and gave Moscow 48 hours to meet its demands.
On June 3, four Russian embassy staff were kidnapped when gunmen blocked their vehicle in a Baghdad district and a fifth embassy employee was shot dead.
Iraq's al Qaeda has killed a number of foreign hostages, some by beheading.