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    The official list of people injured in Thursday's suicide bombing at a market in the southern Russian city of Vladikavkaz has increased by six to 173ю

    The official list of people injured in Thursday's suicide bombing at a market in the southern Russian city of Vladikavkaz has increased by six to 173, regional officials said on Sunday.

    Seventeen people, not counting the bomber, were killed in the explosion in the capital of the North Caucasus republic of North Ossetia.

    "In total, 120 are receiving inpatient treatment in hospitals, not counting those who were sent for inpatient treatment in hospitals in Moscow," the Health Ministry of North Ossetia said.

    Late on Thursday, 12 hours after the attack, the republic's Health Ministry said the number of injured was 138.

    The federal government has announced that people injured in the blast will receive between 200,000 rubles ($6,500) and 400,000 rubles ($13,000).

    Relatives of those killed will receive 1 million rubles ($33,000) in compensation.

    VLADIKAVKAZ, September 12 (RIA Novosti)

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