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ST. PETERSBURG, December 30. /ITAR-TASS/. St. Petersburg is ready to provide medical aid to the victims of two terrorist acts in the southern Russian city of Volgograd, the governor’s spokesman, Andrei Kibitov, told Itar-Tass.
On the instruction of Governor Georgy Poltavchenko, the healthcare committee has discussed the readiness of St. Petersburg’s medical institutions to accept injured people, Kibitov said.
“St. Petersburg is ready to provide necessary medical aid to injured people who will be transported by a special plane of the Emergency Situations Ministry. According to latest reports, the healthcare committee has determined medical institutions, which are ready to accept injured people,” the spokesman said.
The second terrorist act has been committed in Volgograd on Monday morning in the past 24 hours: an explosion hit a trolleybus. Thirteen people were killed and 28 people were taken to hospital, reports say.