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Hanoi (VNA) - A total of 60 traffic accidents occurred across the country, claiming 41 lives and leaving 50 injured on May 2, the third day of the four-day holiday, according to the Traffic Police Administration under the Ministry of Public Security.

Of which, 59 accidents on roads killed 40 and injured 50 while the remaining accident happened on rail, killing one.

For the first three days of the holiday, there were 105 traffic accidents, which claimed 74 lives and injured 103 others. The figures represented a significant decrease from the same period last year.

On May 2, the National Traffic Security Committee also received 20 calls and messages on overloaded coaches and traffic congestion.-VNA