Iran Roads Get Poor Marks From WHO

Iran Roads Get Poor Marks From WHOIran Roads Get Poor Marks From WHO

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) on the number of road traffic mortalities in 2016 ranks Iran as the 38th country with the world's most deadly roads. 
The report which was released early this month, says roads in Iran claimed over 15,932 lives during the year, which, according to WHO means about 20 deaths per 100,000 people. In the list, Pakistan and Russia come ahead of Iran in terms of road accident mortality respectively with 16,805 and 18,931 road deaths.
The situation is a tad better in Thailand and Ethiopia, where in 2016, 12,378 and 10,905 lives were lost in car accidents respectively.
China topped the list with 261,367 recorded deaths. 


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