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VLADIKAVKAZ, June 16. /TASS/. Eleven more people poisoned by contaminated water in the town of Alagir in North Ossetia have been hospitalized over the past 24 hours. The overall number of hospitalized victims rose to 93, TASS was told by hospital sources in North Ossetia.
"Twenty-two patients remain on hospital beds. Four more patients were admitted on Monday evening. All in all, ninety-two people have turned to us for medical assistance since the first cases of water poisoning were registered," said Head doctor of a local ambulance hospital Elbrus Fidarov.
Seven children hospitalized to the Republican children’s clinical hospital are in satisfactory condition. Forty-eight patients are undergoing treatment there now.
According to the latest reports, twenty-two remain on hospital beds at the Alagir hospital.
Patients, diagnosed with intestine infection, were first brought to hospitals in North Ossetia late on June 8. Preliminary reports said that mass poisoning was caused by contaminated water running from defected water supply pipes. An emergency regime was declared in three settlements. The number of poisoned people might have reached a thousand; many people preferred not to go to doctors and used home remedies instead.
Following mass poisoning Acting Head of North Ossetia fired Head of the Alagir regional administration Artur Barakov.
A criminal case into the incident of mass poisoning was opened.