Millions of lives under threat in Ukraine this winter - WHO

George Wright and Catherine Byaruhanga

The lives of millions will be under threat in Ukraine this winter, the World Health Organization has said.

Half of Ukraine's energy infrastructure is either damaged or destroyed, and 10 million are currently without power, said Dr Hans Henri P Kluge, WHO regional director for Europe.

Temperatures are predicted to plummet as low as -20C (-4F) in some areas.

The WHO has documented 703 attacks on health infrastructure since Russia's invasion began.
Last week, Russia hit more energy installations and civilian buildings in one of its heaviest aerial bombardments of the wa

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