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MOSCOW, June 5 (Itar-Tass) - The number of people hospitalized after a fire, which broke out on Moscow’s Sokolniki metro line, rose to 17, the press service of the Moscow health care department told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
“As many as 61 people turned for medical aid to the doctors, 17 of them were hospitalized,” the press service said. Thirteen injured people were diagnosed with “carbon dioxide poisoning, including three of them were taken to the intensive therapy ward, they are in moderately heavy condition.” Three of them suffered a hypertensive crisis, a woman sustained a neurological stress reaction. A 15-year-old girl was injured, the doctors are not concerned over her condition.
As many as 44 people received outpatient medical aid.
Meanwhile, Moscow medical circles noted that the number of injured people may grow. “The addresses for medical aid continue,” the press service reported.