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CHISINAU, December 19 (Itar-Tass) —— Four people died of exposure to cold and 99 more were hospitalized with frostbites in Moldova’s northern regions hit by heaviest snowstorms, Moldovan Interior Minister Dorin Recean said on Tuesday at a meeting of the governmental commission for emergency situations.
Snowstorms have been raging in Moldova’s northern regions for two days running. Army units and military hardware have joined rescue operations. Rescuers have already saved about 300 people.
Snowbanks are reaching two to three meters high, many populated localities have been cut off electricity supplies. More than 90 percent of buses have been suspended, eight customs offices on the border with Ukraine and Romania are closed.
Two passenger buses with 80 people that were heading from Chisinau to Moscow and Kiev have got stuck by snow. People have been offered temporary accommodations at hotels in the city of Edinet.