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Littie boy with 90% body burns transferred from Penza to Nizhny Novgorod

10:45 | 05.06.2016 | Society


Penza, 5 June 2016. PenzaNews. The 10-year-old boy who received 2nd and 3rd degree burns on 90% of his body in a recent accident was brought from Penza to Nizhny Novgorod via a Mi-8 EMERCOM helicopter in the early morning of Sunday, June 5, Anna Shupilova, head of information and public relations division of the main EMERCOM department in the Penza region, informed PenzaNews.

Littie boy with 90% body burns transferred from Penza to Nizhny Novgorod

Photo: 58.mchs.gov.ru

According to her, the little boy who had been staying in the Penza city clinical hospital No. 4 after the accident will now be treated by the Volga Federal Medical Research Center of the Russian Ministry of Health.

“During the flight, the boy was accompanied by an anesthesia and reanimatory care provider, an assistant anesthesiologist, and his mother,” she added.

As PenzaNews reported earlier, the 10-year-old boy received the terrible burns in the evening of Friday, June 3. Reportedly, he was staying with three other boys on the shore of Atmis river on the edge of Kamenka town. The boy was standing by a motor bicycle that had its fuel tank lid unscrewed. The vehicle fell on the child, the fuel splashed on his skin and ignited from a nearby cigarette.

The incident is currently investigated under a criminal case as per Art. 118 of the Criminal Code, “Causing Severe Bodily Harm due to Negligence.”

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