1500 Deaths in Road Accidents since Start of the Year in Morocco
There have been 20,000 road accidents and 1500 killed in Morocco since the start of the year, according to statistics published by the Moroccan authorities, Tuesday, October 19. Thousands more have been injured. This represents a considerable increase in the number of accidents from last year. It is believed 3870 people were killed in road accidents last year and the average for the number killed in road accidents the past few years has been consistently over 3000.
The Moroccan ministry of transport has responded by trying to implement stricter speed limits and more police presence on the streets.
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