Risking lives to clear Moscow's roofs

Icemen risk their safety to ensure pedestrians do not get killed by falling icicles.

     

    After the long winter, spring has finally arrived in Russia.

    But even now icy conditions can still prove deadly. And this is why a special army of rooftop workers is labouring to keep the streets safe by clearing the roofs of ice.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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