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In Brief: P'CHUM BEN road accident increase

In Brief: P'CHUM BEN road accident increase

Traffic accidents and casualties are expected to increase significantly during the P'chum Ben Festival, the Road Traffic Accidents and Victim Information System (RTAVIS) warned. According to RTAVIS figures, during the week-long P'chum Ben travel period in 2007, 48 people died and 889 were injured in traffic accidents. This is about double Cambodia's weekly average of 26 deaths and 383 injuries, the group said in a statement released Wednesday which aimed to reduce accidents this year. 

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