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Ministry: 1,736 people died in road accidents

Ministry: 1,736 people died in road accidents

A senior official at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport on Friday expressed concern about the high death toll resulting from road accidents throughout the Kingdom.

The ministry’s secretary of state Min Meanvy said some Cambodians are still not aware of the traffic laws, leading to violations and subsequent road accidents. “Our people have not learnt traffic laws.

They have seen tragic road accidents [in the news], but are still undeterred.At least 1,736 people have died from road accidents nationwide in the first nine months of this year.

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