Casualties of Chechen terrorist act amount to 60

The number of casualties of the terrorist act in the Znamenskoye village in Chechnya has amounted to 60 people, RIA Novosti learned from a representative of the staff of the Chechen administration's head.

An 11-year-old boy died on May 16 at a hospital in Mozdok. Medical assistance in the Nadterechny district of Chechnya has been provided to 230 people wounded in the incident, the spokesman pointed out. 10 of them are in a grave condition. This information was reported early on Saturday by head of the district's administration Sultan Akhmedkhanov, the agency's interlocutor said.

The republic's leadership ordered to grant subsidies to all injured citizens. Relatives of those killed by terrorists will receive 30,000 roubles, injured people will get 10,000 roubles each ($1 equals approximately 30 roubles).

"The priority task is now to provide accommodation for people who were left without one. Most of them are now staying with their relatives," the administration's official explained.

An explosion near administrative buildings in the Znamenskoye village occurred on May 12th. A truck loaded with explosives and driven by a suicide terrorist exploded in a street near dwelling houses on the approach to the building of thedistrict administration and the federal security department. Criminal proceedings on the charges of terrorism have been launched.

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