the Ship "Avrasiya", plying on the route Trabzon — Sochi — Trabzon was captured by the international team of terrorists in the port of Trabzon (Turkey). Capture "Avras" was the action undertaken in support of the operation of Chechen fighters in Kizlyar—Pervomayskoye. On Board were 211 passengers as hostages were left 150 Russian citizens. The head of the terrorists — Mohammed Tokcan, a Turkish national who fought with the troops of Basayev. Terrorists: Ramazan Zubarev and Viskhan Abdurakhmanov — Russian citizens, Chechen, Abkhazian Raki Gitsba and others, totaling 9 people.