Death rate doubles in Moscow as heatwave continues

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RUSSIE, Moscou: Une femme portant un masque dans le centre-ville de la capitale. AFP PHOTO / NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA

Moscow’s health chief has confirmed the mortality rate has doubled as a heatwave and wildfire smog continue to grip the Russian capital.

There were twice the usual number of bodies in the city’s morgues, Andrei Seltsovsky told reporters.

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