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Fifty-five people wounded in St. Petersburg metro bombing remain in hospitals

Three of them are in a very serious condition, according to the Healthcare Ministry

MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. A total of 55 people wounded in Monday's bombing in St Petersburg metro continue getting treatment in the city's hospitals and three of them are in a very serious condition, Oleg Salagai, the official spokesperson for the Russian Healthcare Ministry told reporters on Wednesday.

"At this moment, as many as fifty-five persons wounded by explosion in the metro remain in hospitals," he said.

"Doctors describe the condition of three persons as very serious and another six persons as serious," Salagai said.

He also pointed out positive dynamics in the condition of some of the wounded.

"Simultaneously, discharging from the hospitals of those whose condition is improving has begun," Salagai said. "One person was discharged yesterday and a decision will be taken before the end of Wednesday on the release of one more patient."