30 lives lost in road accidents during Lao New Year celebration

Thirty people lost their lives in road accidents during three days of Lao New Year celebration (Apr 14-16), according to the Department of Traffic Police, Ministry of Public Security.

More than 220 road accidents were recorded across the country along with over 390 injuries.

Fifteen people lost their lives and over 170 people were injured due to road traffic crashes on Apr 14. A day later, five deaths and 153 injuries were reported. Meanwhile Apr 16 witnessed 10 deaths and 63 injuries.

Source: Lao News Agency