Some 140 people stay in hospitals after Verkhovna Rada clashes

A total of 141 people injured in clashed outside he Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, on Aug.31 have stayed in hospitals as of Sept.1 morning, Kiev police press service reported.

A total of 141 people injured in clashed outside he Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, on Aug.31 have stayed in hospitals as of Sept.1 morning, Kiev police press service reported.

"A total of 141 [injured people] stay in hospitals, 10 of them are in serious condition," Kiev police press service told Interfax.

Those injured are treated at four hospitals in Kiev: the Interior Ministry's hospital, the Defense Ministry's hospital, the 17th hospital and the Oleksandrivska hospital, the press service said.

"The National Guard and police are raising funds to help those injured," the press service said.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian president's advisor for humanitarian issues Olha Bohomolets wrote on her Facebook page that 131 people hurt in the clashes near the Verkhovna Rada were staying at hospital as of 11 p.m. on Aug.31.

"Twenty-five injured persons are staying at a military hospital, and two of them have severe penetrating shrapnel traumas of their lungs. The Interior Ministry hospital is treating 55 patients, one of whom is in serious condition and is not stable. The 17th hospital has admitted 44 injured people. Seven injured persons are staying at the Oleksandrivska City Clinical Hospital," Bohomolets wrote.

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