19 January 2013, 06:26

29 die of cold weather in Mexico

29 die of cold weather in Mexico

A cold snap that has hit a number of states of Mexico has resulted in 29 deaths.

This was reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Latin American country.

10 people died of hypothermia, while a majority of the victims - 17 people – died of carbon monoxide poisoning as a result of inferior heating, two more people were killed in fires when trying to warm their homes.

Voice of Russia, RIA

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