MOSCOW, May 7 (Itar-Tass) — Data on 47 people who turned for medical aid after the rally in the Bolotnaya Square, are groundless.
Only 20 people requested medical aid directly from the place in question, Itar-Tass learnt on Monday from head of the Moscow public health department Leonid Pechatnikov.
“Data on 47 people who came to medical establishments after the rally in the square, are groundless. Only 20 people turned for medical aid directly from the place of the rally. Out of the total, 11 were dispatched by ambulances to medical establishments.
“Five of them were hospitalized with light injuries,” Pechatnikov said. “They will be evidently checked out on Monday,” he added.
He confirmed that 29 police officers were injured at the rally. “One of them is in a serious state, spending the night at the intense care ward. His state stabilized in the morning and can be said improved,” the department head noted.
“Several people from injured police officers with moderate to serious injuries were carried to a hospital of the Interior Ministry late in the evening,” he stated.