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School children from Beslan visit trainee workshop and museum in Zuffenhausen
Porsche pays cost of flights for trip to Germany
Stuttgart. A group of around 40 school children who survived the hostage drama in the Russian town of Beslan in September 2004 visited Dr. Ing. h.c. F.
The group has been in Germany since May 23. They were invited by Europa-Park in Rust together with the Bundeskanzleramt (German Federal Chancellery) and the Bundesfamilienministerium (German Federal Ministry for Families).
The 8 to 18-year-olds watched the trainees at work in
In the afternoon, the visitors traveled on to "Wilhelma" in Stuttgart. On Tuesday, the youngsters will go on an excursion to Alsace and Strasbourg where they will be received by the Council of Europe. They will then fly back to Beslan on Thursday.
The world was horrified when these young people were taken hostage in their school last summer. As a result of the massacre, more than 330 people lost their lives altogether, and a further 560 were injured – the victims were mainly children.
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