Moscow hospitals treating 109 metro passengers hurt in July 15 wreck

A total of 109 Moscow metro passengers hurt in the July 15 wreck are staying at 18 city hospitals as of Tuesday morning, city health department head Georgy Golukhov reported.

A total of 109 Moscow metro passengers hurt in the July 15 wreck are staying at 18 city hospitals as of Tuesday morning, city health department head Georgy Golukhov reported.

"Twenty-nine patients have been discharged in the past seven days," he said at a government meeting on Tuesday.

The condition of ten patients is serious, he added.

"Three persons are on the critical list and doctors are fighting for their lives," the department chief added.

Several cars of a metro train came off the track and hit the wall in the tunnel between the Slavyansky Boulevard and Park Pobedy stations of the Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya line at 8:35 a.m. Moscow time on July 15. The wreck took 23 lives and hurt 217 people, 150 of them were hospitalized.

 

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