MOSCOW, August 19 (Itar-Tass) —— People hurt in the Sunday terrorist act in Ingushetia will be taken to Moscow clinics soon, the Russian Interior Ministry reports.
“The Interior Ministry and the Emergency Situations Ministry are considering the transportation of the persons with the most serious injuries to Moscow hospitals,” a representative of the Interior Ministry said. In his words, Emergency Situations Ministry planes will provide transportation to the patients.
Seven policemen died and 15 persons, among them twelve policemen, were injured in the suicide bomber attack at the funeral of their colleague. The wounded were taken to Malgobek hospital. The suicide bomber was carrying a hand-made explosive device equivalent to about 7 kilograms of TNT, he said.
The Emergency Situations Ministry said it was prepared to transport the wounded in the Sunday explosion in Ingushetia and the Saturday shooting incident in the Dagestani mosque. “Emergency Situations Ministry planes are on standby. They are prepared to transport the wounded from Ingushetia and Dagestan,” a ministry source told Itar-Tass.