PATNA, India, Jan 5, 2007 (Xinhua via
COMTEX) -- The cold wave sweeping across north Indian state Bihar has
claimed 65 lives in the past four days, local press reported Friday.
About 34 people died Thursday, 11 on
Wednesday, 13 on Tuesday and seven on Monday due to cold wave, leading
Hindi newspaper Hindustan reported.
The minimum temperature has dipped to
as low as 5 degrees Celsius with foggy weather bringing untold miseries
to the destitute, footpath dwellers and beggars.
No official figures have been released