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25 people wounded in December 2013 bombing attacks in Volgograd still in hospitals

Forty-nine have been released from Volgograd’s clinics - Russia's Health Ministry

MOSCOW, January 21. /ITAR-TASS/. As many as 25 people, who were hurt in the bombing attacks in Russia’s southern city of Volgograd on the last days of December 2013, are still in clinics in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Volgograd, the press service of the Russian ministry of health said on Tuesday.

“Eight patients, who are in condition of mild gravity, are receiving treatment in Volgograd, sixteen people are in hospitals in Moscow, of whom two are in serious condition, one - in grave condition, six - in condition of moderate gravity, and seven in condition of mild gravity,” the ministry said. One patient is receiving medical treatment at the academy of military medicine in St. Petersburg. Medics say he is in satisfactory condition.

Forty-nine have been released from Volgograd’s clinics, the ministry added.

Two terrorist attacks were staged in the city of Volgograd over the last days of 2013. On December 29, a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the entrance to the waiting hall of Volgograd’s central railway station. On December 30, a suicide bomber blew up a trolleybus in the morning rush hour. These attacks claimed 34 lives. About 100 people were wounded.