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Children freeze to death in Kabul winter

Nearly 40 children have frozen to death in Afghanistan, according to Afghan officials, as the country experiences one of its harshest winters in decades.

About 40,000 people are living in makeshift camps with only basic shelter and little food or clothes after fleeing fighting and insecurity.

The BBC's Andrew North reports from Kabul.

  • 21 Feb 2012