An official announcement:
In October 21, 1999, at about 5 PM, Surface-to-Surface missiles were launched by Russian barbarians towards the most populated areas of the city of Grozny. Targets included the Central Maternity Hospital, the Central Market, the Olimpiyski estate, the General Post Office, and a mosque in the village of Kalinin. Sixty-eight bodies were identified in the Central Market area. After the Russian manufactured rockets exploded, 41 civilians were killed and 112 were wounded in the village of, Kalinin, at the Olimpiysky estate and the mosque. In the Central Maternity Hospital 28 were killed and 95 were wounded, mostly women and children.
According to data collected, about 137 were killed and 260 wounded as a result of the rocket attack.