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Seven injured builders in Taganrog are in grave condition

December 14, 2012, 12:26 UTC+3

They are in an intensive care ward in the city's first aid hospital

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ROSTOV-ON-DON, December 14 (Itar-Tass) —— Seven builders who were injured in the building collapse in Taganrog are in grave and critical condition. They are in an intensive care ward in the city's first aid hospital, a source at the Rostov regional Health Ministry told Itar-Tass on Friday.

The other six injured builders are under the care of doctors in the hospital’s trauma treatment ward, the source said, adding that the doctors had enough medicines, and specialists from regional hospitals provided assistance.

Thirteen people were rescued from the debris after the collapse of the three-storey building in Taganrog. Five people died. The building that was under construction collapsed on December 13. The search and rescue work continued throughout the night and was completed on Friday morning.

According to the preliminary information, the tragedy could be caused by construction technology violation. The superintendant and some other officials are detained. Permission to construct the three-storey building was given in March this year. However, according to the preliminary information of specialists, construction of a fourth floor began before the collapse.


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