Russian President Vladimir Putin was informed about the collision of the train with the train in Moscow. On Saturday, April 9, reported the Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reports RIA Novosti.
“Putin instructed to undertake all necessary steps to remedy the situation,” — said the press Secretary of the head of state.
Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin, in turn, instructed to provide necessary medical assistance to the victims.
To a scene there arrived the Minister of emergency situations Vladimir Puchkov. According to him, injuring 16 people, 12 of them were hospitalized. “According to preliminary data, there are victims and the people of Russia and other countries”, — said the Minister.
As noted on the Agency’s website, in the liquidation of the accident involved 46 people and 14 pieces of equipment.
The long-distance train Moscow — Brest collided with a commuter train April 8, at about 23:00. The incident occurred on the tracks of the Belarusian direction of the Moscow railway (MZHD), near the house №4 along the street Gerasim Kurina. According to preliminary data, accident happened from-for the man who ran the railroad tracks.