9 July 2011, 13:38

South America cold snap kills 22

South America cold snap kills 22

22 people have already died in the coldest summer in South America in recent years, news reports said on Saturday, citing Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil, which remain in the grip of a cold spell. The four countries’ death toll includes those who froze to death on streets and died of carbon monoxide poisoning due to faulty heaters.

22 people have already died in the coldest summer in South America in recent years, news reports said on Saturday, citing Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil, which remain in the grip of a cold spell.

The four countries’ death toll includes those who froze to death on streets and died of carbon monoxide poisoning due to faulty heaters.

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