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Moscow Storm: 16 Killed In Russian Capital And Region





Storm in Moscow
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Sixteen people were killed when a severe thunderstorm hit Moscow and the region around the Russian capital on Monday, officials say.

Hundreds of trees were toppled, and about 150 people needed medical help.

It was the deadliest storm in the city for more than 100 years, Russia’s Interfax news agency reported.

The winds of up to 110 km/h (70 mph) were described by meteorologists as extremely rare for the city, and caused structural damage to buildings…

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