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Namibian Police said Tuesday that 32 people died and 207 others were injured in 77 road crashes between April 28 and May 2.

In a statement Tuesday, the police said there has been an increase of 19 deaths as compared to last year’s statistics.

In 2016, the police said, there were 78 crashes that left 125 people injured.

The region that recorded the most deaths is Otjozondjupa in the north of the country, where 17 people died and 46 were injured in just eight crashes.

Another region in the north of the country, Oshikoto, recorded four deaths and 26 injuries from eight clashes.

Yet another region in the north, Oshana, had 10 crashes recorded but there were no deaths apart from 18 injuries.

Khomas region, where the capital Windhoek is, had the highest number of crashes at 22 and two deaths as well as 43 injuries.

On Saturday, 10 people traveling in a mini bus were burnt beyond recognition in the central-north of the country, about 300 kilometers from Windhoek. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/

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