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Six dead in two days after venturing onto thin ice

Friday, December 11, 2020

Latvia’s appalling death toll from drowning has risen even more sharply over the last few days with six deaths reported as a result of people venturing onto unsafe thin ice. At a time when a layer of ice is forming on water bodies, the State Fire and Rescue Service (VUGD) is calling on members of the public to be cautious and resist the urge to go ice fishing or skating, because…