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Road Death Toll Rises in Iran

Road Death Toll Rises in Iran Road Death Toll Rises in Iran

Data released by the Iranian Legal Medicine Organization reveals an alarming picture of road mortality rates. Close to 16,000 people lost their lives in road mishaps in 11 months to February 19. 
The death rate is 1.2% higher compared to the corresponding period last year. 
A comparative look at the LMO chart shows that during the period under study, 15,927 people lost their lives in road accidents across the country. The number was 15,742 in the same period last year.
Notorious for the high road death rate, Fars tops the provinces with 1,265 deaths, followed by Tehran at 1,221 and Isfahan 1,051 deaths. 

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