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ROSTOV-ON-DON, December 29, 15:01 /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Presidential Representative in the Southern Federal District Vladimir Ustinov arrived in the Volga River city of Volgograd to help urgently to people wounded in a terrorist act staged at the railway station in the city, the press service of the presidential envoy told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
“The top task is to help people wounded in the terrorist act,” the press service said.
An airplane of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) will take off for the Russian Volga River city of Volgograd soon to evacuate people wounded in a suicide bomb attack to the Russian capital of Moscow, head of the EMERCOM information department Aleksey Vagutovich told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
“An EMERCOM airplane Ilyushin Il-76 will take off for the city of Volgograd soon with five medical modules, the medics from the Russian Health Ministry and EMERCOM psychologists to evacuate people wounded in the bomb explosion to the Moscow clinics,” he said.
Vagutovich noted that EMERCOM psychologist are working at the blast site giving the psychological aid to wounded people and local residents.
The hotline with the number 8-800-775-17-17 was opened over the bomb blast.