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MOSCOW, June 5 (Itar-Tass) - The metro train traffic was restored on the Sokolniki metro line after the short circuit, an official in the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
“The restoration works were completed at 13:38 Moscow time, the metro train traffic was resumed at 13:40 Moscow time between the metro stations Park Kultury and Komsomolskaya,” the official said.
As many as 59 people turned for medical aid after the fire, 11 of them were hospitalized, the Russian Health Ministry told Itar-Tass.
A 15-year-old injured girl was taken to the 14th city hospital, the ministry said. “She got poisoned with carbon dioxide. The injured girl was taken to the toxicology intensive care ward,” the ministry said.
The hospitalized people are “in relatively satisfactory condition,” the ministry informed. The wounded people, who received the outpatient medical aid, mainly suffered from a strong stress, some of them sustained a light carbon dioxide poisoning.
Additional checks in the Moscow metro are not planned over the incident, Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov told reporters.
In his words, “planned measures are being taken, therefore no additional checks are planned.”
Meanwhile, Puchkov noted that all measures for the protection of the life and health of people “are the priority for the directorate of the metros all over Russia and the leadership of Russian federal constituents.” In his words, their fulfilment is under close attention of “all appropriate federal services, which are in charge of it.”