July 16 has been declared as a day of mourning in Moscow for those killed in the terrible accident in the metropolitan subway, which claimed the lives of 22 people. More than 140 people have been hospitalized. City residents have been bringing flowers and candles to the "Slavyansky Boulevard" and "Park Pobedy" metro stations. People are leaving flowers in a little park near the "Park Pobedy" station and on the parapets of the stations' entrances.
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Six foreigners, including two Chinese citizens, died in the Moscow metro train wreck on Tuesday, a source in the city emergency services told Interfax.
The death toll in Tuesday's accident in the Moscow subway has risen to 22, a source in Moscow's medical circles said. "The overall number of those injured totals 162, 22 of them died," the source said. According to the source, there are currently 129 people injured in the accident in 15 hospitals.
July 16 has been declared the day of mourning for the victims of the accident in Moscow. Russia's President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to family and friends of the victims. "Vladimir Putin deeply condoles to the family and friends of the victims and wishes the soonest recovery to those injured in the accident," presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said in a statement.
Accident rescue operations on crash scene in Moscow Metro are over – said on Tuesday the head of Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia Vladimir Puchkov. He added that 21 people were killed in this accident.
Three train cars derailed in a Moscow subway between Park Pobedy and Slavyansky Bulvar stations. According to the latest reports from the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, ten people were killed and 80 others were injured.
Up to sixteen people have been killed,over 149 have turned for medical assistance, 106 people have been hospitalized and up to 50 remain in critical condition, after several cars derailed underground in the Moscow Metro during Tuesday morning rush hour.
Up to twelve people have been killed,over 149 have turned for medical assistance, 106 people have been hospitalized and up to 50 remain in critical condition, after several cars derailed underground in the Moscow Metro during Tuesday morning rush hour.
Up to twenty one people have been killed, more than 160 needed medical assistance and 127 have been hospitalized with up to 50 in a critical condition, after several cars derailed underground in the Moscow Metro during Tuesday's morning rush hour. Two people remain trapped underground. 1,150 commuters were evacuated.
According to preliminary data, at least three people have died in Moscow's subway system after three cars derailed inside a tunnel during the morning rush hour, a source in the operative headquarters told RIA Novosti on Tuesday.
Over 30 people were hurt as three cars of a Moscow metro train were derailed on the "blue" line, the Moscow emergency services told Interfax. "According to tentative reports, more than 30 people were hurt. Over 20 ambulance vehicles and rescuers rushed to the Slavyansky Boulevard station," the source said. He confirmed that "three cars came off the rail but did not capsize" due to a drop in contact wire voltage.
According to preliminary reports, four people were injured, as a metro train car derailed on Moscow's Arbatsko-Pokrovskaya blue metro line on Tuesday.
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Moscow metro crews dealt with the short circuit in the "gray line's" tunnel before the firemen arrived, a source in the Moscow emergency situations department press service said. There were no casualties reported.
Firemen are on their way to the area of the Moscow Serpukhovskaya metro station where smoke has been reported, a source in the city emergency services said. Smoke is thick in the lobby and the underground passage of the Serpukhovskaya metro station near 19/37, Bolshaya Serpukhovskaya Street, he said. Firemen have been tasked to find the source of the smoke.