Traffic accidents kill about 1000 people in Azerbaijan every year - STATISTICS

Traffic accidents kill about 1000 people in Azerbaijan every year  - <span style="color: red;">STATISTICS
# 10 January 2013 11:49 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Hafiz Heydarov – APA. The statistics of the traffic accidents that took place in Azerbaijan last year was made public. The Interior Ministry told APA that 2882 traffic accidents occurred on the republic’s roads last year. As a result of the traffic accidents, 1156 people died, 3117 were injured.

The Main State Traffic Police Office of the Interior Ministry reports that 67 023 traffic accidents occurred in Azerbaijan from 1988 till 2013. As a result of the traffic accidents 23 495 people died, about 75 950 were killed.

According to the statistics, the most traffic accidents and casualties were recorded in 1991. 1281 people died, 3336 were injured this year. 554 people died as a result of the 1996 traffic accidents in 1999 and 596 in 1987 traffic accidents in 2000.

For comparison, note that the Azerbaijan Army suffered 14 000 losses in the first Karabakh war, totally our country 30 000.

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