Russian heatwave caused 11,000 deaths in Moscow: official

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La vague de chaleur estivale a tué 10 000 personnes à Moscou

Un Moscovite porte un masque pour se protéger de la fumée des incendies au plus fort de la vague de chaleur de l’été 2010 © AFP PHOTO / ANDREY SMIRNOV

Moscow registered nearly 11,000 deaths due to an unprecedented heatwave this summer, a city official told AFP Friday, as the mortality rate more than doubled in the Russian capital.

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