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Traffic accidents kill 80 during reunification holiday
  • | NLD | May 01, 2019 10:43 AM
Vietnam saw 111 traffic accidents on the first four days of Reunification Day and Labour Day holiday, killing 80.

According to the National Committee for Traffic Safety, 35 traffic accidents happened on April 30, the fourth day of the holiday, leaving 22 dead and 27 injured.

  

A traffic accident in Lang Son Province on April 29

During the four days, the country saw 111 traffic accidents, causing 80 deaths and 79 injuries, almost the same to the same time of last year.

Traffic police nationwide dealt with nearly 2,700 violations, issuing fines of up to VND2.5 billion (USD108,695) and detaining 497 vehicles.

This year, the break for the Reunification Day and Labour Day holiday lasted five days until May 2.

Vietnam often witnesses a sharp rise in traffic accidents on holidays.

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