50 Suffer Hypothermia, Frostbite in Cold Spell

Jan 23, 2013 — 23:00
Jan 23, 2013 — 23:00

One person died and over 50 people suffered hypothermia or frostbite in the past 24 hours due to the bitter cold, a news report said Thursday.

The death occurred in the Leningrad region from hypothermia, Interfax reported.

The number of cold-related injuries throughout Russia has climbed to 208 since sub-freezing temperatures set in, Interfax reported.

Temperatures are expected to remain at sub-freezing levels until late next week.

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