Twenty-one people freeze to death in Poland over the weekend

Twenty-one people froze to death in Poland over the weekend as temperatures sank to minus 15 degrees Celsius, a police spokeswoman said on Monday.

Since the night of December 31, a total of 26 people have died from the cold, the spokeswoman said,

She added that passers-by should not react callously if homeless or inebriated people fall asleep in building entrances or bus-stops and thereby risked freezing to death.

She also appealed for more neighbourliness towards the elderly and the frail.

Last update: Mon, 04/01/2016 - 12:52
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