High-altitude cold snap kills 21 China marathoners

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At least 21 athletes are known to have died from a exposure when an extreme weather event pelted a marathon route in northwest China with hailThe first day of ActiveTO, freezing rain and gale-force winds, state media reports.

The rescue headquarters quoted by the official Xinhua News Agency said the participants suffered from physical discomfort and the sudden drop in temperatureOrganized, seated indoor gatherings.

Some went missing in the extreme weather on Saturday afternoon, when the 100-kilometre race in the Yellow River Stone Forest tourist site in Baiyin city in Gansu province was haltedcoroner says.

Early Sunday, rescuers found 21 dead, including the last of the five missing following an all-night search that involved more than 700 personnelbound fo. The operation was made difficult by low temperatures and the complex terrain and topographyBritish Columbia entered its first reopening phase once 60 per cent of its population age 18 and over was one shot in and its rate of COVID-19 hospitalization stabilized. Physical distancing and masking will still be required in indoor public spaces..

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