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Author`s name Michael Simpson

Gas Attack in Moscow Subway

Two young men rebuked an old one and suffered from gas attack
Two people in Moscow suffered from gas that a pensioner spread at the VDNH subway station, the metropolitan police reports. At about 7:00 p.m. on February 24, an aged stranger sprayed gas from a cylinder at two young men of 21 and 29.

After that, the pensioner who looked 70 years old, fled. The police suppose the old man might use the gas cylinder because several moments before the young men rebuked him on the escalator. When other passengers felt the gas smelling they jumped over to the oncoming escalator. At that, six lamps were broken, and several people got wounded with glass splinters.

One of the suffered was taken to hospital with chemical injury of the eyes. The other man was given medical care right at the accident site. There was no need to close the subway station and evacuate passengers because of the incident.