Russia: Number of people killed in Moscow's storm rises to 16

Sixteen people have been killed and hundreds more injured in a freak storm that battered the Russian capital, Moscow, on Monday. Many victims were hit by falling branches and debris from buildings.

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    Sixteen people have been killed and hundreds more injured in a freak storm that battered the Russian capital, Moscow, on Monday.

    Many victims were hit by falling branches and debris from buildings.

    The Kremlin has offered its condolences to the relatives of the dead.

     

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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