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VOLGOGRAD, February 16 (Itar-Tass) — A 24-year-old girl hurt in a cafe fire in Volgograd was discharged from the hospital, doctors from the city hospital # 24 told Itar-Tass. Nine patients are still being treated for burns.
The condition of three victims - Yanina Gareyeva from Kazan, aged 27, and Volgograders Maxim Kuznetsov, 23, and Anastasia Tomanova, 28, who could not be airlifted to Moscow on Wednesday for health reasons, remains stably serious," a hospital employee said.
The other six victims are in the condition of "medium severity."
On Wednesday, February 15, ten people who were seriously injured during the fire at a Volgograd cafe, were flown by an Emergency Situations Ministry plane to Moscow.
Volgograd region governor Sergei Bozhenov said the injured persons would be paid compensations.
The call about a fire at the cafe Bellagio in Mira Street in Volgograd’s central district came in at 21:57, on Tuesday. Initially, it broke out in an area of 30 square meters, but quickly spread to 514 square meters. It was contained at 22:19, Moscow time, and fully extinguished at 00:01, Moscow time.
During the fire, 72 people were evacuated from the building. Acting Volgograd mayor Sergei Sokolov said inspectors logged 12 claims over violations of fire safety norms at the cafe in the past three years.
Criminal proceedings were opened over "production, storage, transportation and provision of works and services not meeting the safety requirements, which resulted in grave harm to health", and "violation of fire safety rules".