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Songkran death toll now standing at 277

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Six days into the seven dangerous days of the Songkran festival 277 are now dead and 2,926 have been injured.On Wednesday, day six of seven dangerous days 29 people died and 283 were injured according to the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation bringing the total to 277 deaths and 2,926 injuries.

In all, from April 11-16, a total of 2,754 accidents were reported, 173 cases higher than the same period last year.

Chiang Mai remained on top of the number of accumulated accident cases of 107, while Nakhon Ratchasima recorded the highest accumulated deaths of 13.

Drunk driving and speeding are two major causes of accidents

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