Emilia Predova-Uzunova

 

 

Age: 43

 

Summary: Bulgarian-Austrian businesswoman who had been reportedly hospitalized in grave condition from severe gas poisoning due to adverse reaction by an unknown chemical agent she received in a botched rescue operation during a three-day hostage-taking raid involving Islamist militant separatist movement and Russian military forces after she became among one of more than approximately 800 hostages attending a popular musical at a Moscow theatre when armed Chechen rebels stormed the theatre earlier in October 2002.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pneumonia resulted from a toxic gas poisoning

 

Born: 1959

 

Died: October 27, 2002

 

Location: Moscow, Russia