Twelve people were killed and at least 125 injured in Moscow and the Moscow Region, including 17 children, as result of Monday’s storm, according to a report by the All-Russian Center of Disaster Medicine. The storm uprooted trees and tore the roofs off buildings.  Earlier, the Moscow Health Department reported that at least 50 people had suffered injuries linked to the storm in Moscow alone. The number of those applying for medical assistance in its aftermath continues to

rise, it said.  “There are casualties as a result of the storm, more than 40 people applied for medical attention. My condolences to the relatives and loved ones of those who died,” Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin tweeted earlier. The mayor added that the authorities were taking the necessary measures to deal with aftermath of the disaster. Sources in the emergencies services earlier told TASS that one person had been killed by a falling tree in southwest Moscow.  READ MORE