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Forty-six injured in Crimea college attack remain in hospitals

According to the ministry, all critical and serious patients are stable, without a negative dynamic

MOSCOW, October 22. /TASS/. Forty-six people injured in the Kerch college attack remain in hospitals, the Russian Ministry of Health’s press service informed on Monday.

"As of the morning of October 22, 46 people are currently in medical facilities, including 28 children," the ministry stated.

The press service added that three people are in a critical condition, eight are in a serious condition. Six people were transferred to Moscow last week and during the weekend; two more remain in Krasnodar. "20 people are in a moderately serious condition, 16 people’s condition is satisfactory," the Ministry of Health added.

According to the ministry, "all critical and serious patients are stable, without a negative dynamic."

On October 17, an attack involving a blast and a shooting spree rocked Crimea's Kerch Polytechnic College, killing 21 individuals, including the attacker, and injuring more than 70. According to the head of the region, Sergei Aksyonov, the culprit for the blast was a college student, who later committed suicide.

Initially, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation opened a criminal case on terrorism counts. Later, the authorities reclassified the criminal case as murder.