Cold Kills 18 in Ukraine

By on December 18, 2012
18 people, dead already

Ukraine faces difficult times again as a result of the weather conditions. just Last year, 101 Ukrainians died from the cold during the period from January 27 to February 3. Unfortunately the drastic change in the weather since the 11th to 17th Dec 2012, has caused a total loss of 18 lives as a result of hypothermia and frostbite.

As at 8 a.m, on Monday, Dec.17. 12 individuals has already died on the streets, the Health Ministry’s press service has told Interfax-Ukraine. Three more people died on their hospital beds while the last three died in their homes.

Currently 108 people are already in hospitals receiving treatment and care while a total of 133 people has asked for medical assistance. In Donetsk 36 people has requested for immediate assistance while 13 and 12 other people are also presently seeking for medical attention in Lviv and Lugansk repectively.

People walking in the snow.

People walking in the snow.

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