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Belarus orphanage children found on brink of starvation

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A scandal has broken in Belarus where nearly 100 children and young adults living in orphanages in the capital Minsk have been found on the brink of starvation.

Prosecutors, doctors and children’s home officials have revealed that severely malnourished children have lived in the homes for years.

Some weighed as little as 15 kilos; one 20-year-old was just 11.5 kilos.

Journalists discovered the children’s condition after being invited to a charity event.

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