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Six victims of Kerch attack in critical condition — healthcare ministry

Twenty people were killed and over 50 more injured in the blast and shooting at Crimea's Kerch Polytechnic College on Wednesday

KERCH, October 19. /TASS/. Six people injured in the mass shooting at the Kerch Polytechnic College are in critical condition and seven more are in serious condition, Crimea’s Deputy Healthcare Minister Nikolay Derkach told TASS on Friday.

"As of now, 43 people are still in hospital. Six of them are still in critical condition and seven more in serious. Their condition has not deteriorated over the past days," he said.

On October 17, a student of the Kerch Polytechnic College detonated a bomb and ran through the building firing at fellow students and teachers before killing himself. Twenty people died in the attack and 50 more were taken to hospitals with injuries. The incident designated earlier as a terrorist attack was reclassified as murder.