The girl, who was scalded with boiling water in the school cafeteria in Mezhdurechensk, was transported to Novokuznetsk for rehabilitation. Doctors recorded 10-15% of her body burns.
“The child, who was in the intensive care unit of the city hospital, has now been transferred to general rehabilitation at a clinic in Novokuznetsk,” the press service of the city administration told TASS.
A hot pot with boiling water overturned on first graders in the school cafeteria of Mezhdurechensk on September 10. Four children received burns of varying severity. One victim is being treated on an outpatient basis, two more were taken to the trauma department of a local hospital. The girl who received burns of 10-15% ended up in intensive care.
The regional prosecutor's office, the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the region began checks. A municipal commission was also created.
As the press service of the Mezhdurechensk mayor's office told the agency, the city education department continues to check and understands the circumstances of the emergency. Disciplinary and organizational decisions can be made based on its results.
“The administration of the Mezhdurechensk city district will provide financial assistance to the families of [the injured children],” the mayor's office stressed.