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Kingdom unlikely to meet road toll goal

Cambodia is unlikely to meet an ASEAN target to reduce the road toll to two deaths per 10,000 vehicles by 2020 as new figures revealed over 800 deaths resulting from traffic accidents in the first five months of this year, officials said yesterday. Pov Maly, deputy director general of transports at the Ministry of Public Works and Transports, said that the National Road Safety Committee had recorded 2,001 traffic accidents resulting in 801 deaths from January to May.

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