Five Dead In Two Car Accidents In Iraq

(MENAFN- Nam News Network) BAGHDAD, Jul 8 (NNN-NINA) – Five people were killed and six others wounded, yesterday, in two car accidents north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, a Police source said.

In one accident, four people were killed, when their car overturned on the main road between Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk, as a result of inattentive and speed driving, Major Alaa al-Saadi, said.

In a separate accident, a soldier was killed, and six people, including three soldiers, were injured when two cars collided on a road south of Kirkuk, al-Saadi said.

Abdul-Zahara al-Hindawi, spokesman of the Ministry of Planning, said last month that, a ministry report showed that 11,552 traffic accidents occurred last year, with the death of 3,019 people, mainly due to negligence of traffic rules and deteriorating road conditions.– NNN-NINA


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