Special plane flies to Beslan to bring 15 injured to Moscow

Special plane flies to Beslan to bring 15 injured to Moscow

ITAR-TASS News Agency  
September 11, 2004 Saturday

MOSCOW — A special plane Il-76 of the Russian Emergency Situations
Ministry flew to Beslan from the Moscow Domodedovo airport at 10.40 on
Saturday to bring another group of 15 injured in the Beslan terrorist
attack to the Russian capital. There are both children and adults
in this group.

The same flight will take to North Ossetia a group of specialists from
the federal centre of emergency medicine Zashchita (Protection). Their
task will be to assess the condition of the injured and to accompany
the patients during the flight. The plane with the injured is scheduled
to arrive in Moscow towards Saturday evening.

Besides, it will bring to the North Ossetian town four tonnes of
medicines provided by the Russian Red Cross. “All these medicines are
necessary for treating the injured,” a representative of the Emergency
Situations Ministry said. He stressed that as of September 4, when
the first plane with medical equipment on board from Italy landed
in Beslan, almost 150 tonnes of international humanitarian cargoes,
including donor blood, have been delivered to this North Ossetian
city from Greece and Armenia.

According to the Emergency Situations Ministry, as of September 4,
planes of the Emergency Situations and Defence Ministries have brought
114 people, the majority of who are children, to the Russian capital
from Beslan.

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