Thursday, March 03, 2005

A Bitter Winter for Afghans

As Afghanistan struggles to cope with its harshest winter in years, more than 300 people have been reported dead from cold-related causes,while hundreds of thousands of people in villages across the mountainous central region remain cut off from help after weeks of freezing temperatures and steady snowfall. Once the villagers are reached, Afghan and relief officials said, the death toll could rise substantially.


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