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Further 24 die as winter takes its toll

A COLD snap in Ukraine has claimed another 24 lives, taking the death toll to 61 people this month after temperatures dropped to -23C.

Forty-three people died in the streets, nine were found dead at home and nine died in hospitals. Around half a metre of snow has fallen, and night temperatures could to drop to -28C in parts of the country this week.

 

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