MOSCOW, January 10 (Itar-Tass) —— Three persons injured in a restaurant explosion in a Moscow southwestern suburb are in a critical condition, a spokesman for the Moscow city health department told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
According to the spokesman, thirty two persons injured in the blast were hospitalized on Monday. Twenty eight are still in hospitals on Tuesday, of whom three are in a critical condition, 13 – in a grave condition, seven – in a condition of moderate gravity, and five are in a satisfactory condition.
According to the Russian emergencies ministry’s press office, the injured include two children.
A total of 39 people were hurt in an explosion and following fire at a restaurant located at 38, Novocheryomushkinskaya Street, Moscow. Two women, restaurant workers, died. The blast is said to be caused by the improper use of gas equipment.
Moscow’s Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has ordered to probe into the incident. A criminal case has been opened.