In the Dombarovsky district of the Orenburg region, where there was a massive poisoning with fake alcohol, the death toll has increased. It reached 34 people, the press service of the regional government told TASS.
In total, 67 victims of surrogate alcohol poisoning are known in the Orenburg region. 24 of them were hospitalized. “11 of them are in satisfactory condition, six of them are preparing for discharge, two are in a state of moderate severity, seven are in serious condition, four are on mechanical ventilation,” the press service added.
Earlier, the October District Court of the city of Orsk, Orenburg Region, arrested the sixth defendant in the case of the fatal poisoning of Russians.
In addition, law enforcement officers of the region have already found 11 more barrels of surrogate alcohol, 200 liters each. The investigation is ongoing.