Ice Storm Aftermath Claims First Victim

Maribor, 5 February - The aftermath of a crippling ice storm in Slovenia has claimed its first victim, as an electrician was killed while trying to repair a broken power line near Maribor on Wednesday.

Pivka, in southwestern Slovenia, is encased in ice as the ice storm that brought freezing rain and sleet persists for the sixth day.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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