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    MOSCOW, September 5 (RIA Novosti) - The children hospitalized from Beslan to Moscow hospitals are in grave condition, the Moscow Health Department press service said Sunday.

    All children are in reanimation wards in hospital 9, where most wounded people were brought. Azamat Mukazov, who is less than two years old is in critical condition. On Saturday doctors performed a second operation on him. The first one was performed in Beslan.

    Catastrophe medicine center director Sergei Goncharov told RIA Novosti on the phone from Beslan that on Sunday, another 20 wounded children will be taken by Emergencies Ministry planes to Moscow.

    In his words, after the second sending of wounded children to Moscow, catastrophe center experts will continue to inspect hospitals. The director did not rule out that after that, the number of wounded who need to be transported to Moscow may increase.

    Children's doctor Leonid Roshal who returned this night to Moscow from Beslan, said live on Echo of Moscow radio that from the medical point of view, the condition of most children in Beslan does not arouse concerns.

    He said over 80% of children affected by the hostage taking in Beslan are no longer in grave condition but "psychologically, there remains a lot of work."

    He said many children have "minor splinter wounds of hands and feet, bruises and abrasions."

    5% of children are in grave condition in reanimation wards, 10% are in fair condition, said Mr. Roshal.

    At first, those wounded were taken to Beslan's central regional clinical hospital, which is the closest to the tragedy site. Over 320 children were sent to this hospital, Mr. Roshal said.

    Some 40 children are in a special emergency hospital with the burns department, said the doctor.

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