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Cold weather kills more than 100 people in Ukraine

More than 100 people have died as a result of freezing weather in Ukraine since last Friday, the government has announced in Kiev.

Most of the 101 who died were homeless people and 64 of them were found dead on the streets, the emergencies ministry said.

Hundreds of others have been treated in hospital for frostbite, hypothermia and other cold-related conditions.

Mike Wooldridge reports.

  • 03 Feb 2012
  • From the section Europe
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