Six victims remain in the hospital after the attack in the centre of Surgut

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Inoperate fotobanka in the trauma unit of the Surgut clinical traumatology hospital. 19 Aug 2017Six victims remain in the hospital after the attack in the centre of Surgut© RIA Novosti / Alexander Inoperate the image Bank

In the Surgut clinical traumatology hospital stay of six people injured in the attack, a local resident with a knife in the center of the city, said on Tuesday the Department of healthcare of Ugra.

Attack on passers-by in the centre of Surgut took place on the afternoon of 19 August. Earlier it was reported that a young man with a knife wounded seven, and then was liquidated by the police.

On Tuesday, the County health Department said that the number of applicants to the hospital amounted to eight people, while two were allowed to go home the same day.

«Inpatient treatment… there are six people, including four men and two women. The condition of one of the victims doctors assessed as severe, the prognosis is relatively favorable. The condition of four people – satisfactory (mild). In one case, a state of medium gravity», — is spoken in the message of Department.

It is noted that all the patients positive dynamics and doctors — favorable and relatively favorable.

In the attack, investigators opened a criminal case under the article related to the attempted murder. According to investigators, the assailant — a local resident born in 1998.