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“According to current plans metro operation should be restored fully in the course of today and within 24 hours,” he noted.
Restoration continues in the metro. “These works did not stop at all and lasted all night long,” the deputy minister of emergency situations said.
Special metro workers, representatives of construction organisations, special organisations, including employees from the Ministry of Emergency Situations are working at the tragedy site.
“According to the decisions which had already been taken special emergency system Struna is examining buildings and metro facilities,” the deputy emergencies minister added.The metro disaster has broken out at 8.35am Moscow time (5.35 BST) on Tuesday. Three metro cars derailed in a tunnel between metro stations Park Pobedy and Slavyansky Bulvar on Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya blue metro line. According to updated reports, 146 people injured in the metro train crash were taken to hospitals, Moscow medical circles told ITAR-TASS.
“A total of 180 people died or were injured, 146 of them were taken to hospitals, 12 received outpatient medical aid and 22 people died,” the source said. Each third injured person is in heavy condition, he said. As many as 129 injured people were earlier reported to be taken to hospitals.
Medical circles did not rule out that people would keep asking for medical aid after the metro train crash.
“Unfortunately, 22 people have got lethal injuries and died,” spokesman of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Alexander Drobyshevsky confirmed earlier.
Injured people are receiving medical aid at 15 hospitals. Twenty-seven injured people were airlifted to medical institutions by emergency helicopters. A total of ten helicopters were used for their delivery to clinics.