The chief doctor at Moscow hospital no. 13, Leonid Aronov, told journalists on Monday that 168 former hostages were being treated there.
According to him, three people are in a serious condition. The other patients are "absolutely stable." Aronov said that the first former hostages to be discharged were in the therapeutic ward, while at 13:00 local time, patients from the surgical department would start to be released.
According to Aronov, after 14:00 the former hostages will be re-united with their loved ones.
The first lists of the patients was posted on Monday morning, and the next one will appear after all the data have been checked.
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