China paper says road deaths rise as economy booms

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BEIJING, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Road accidents in China killed 75,841 people in the first nine months of the year, the China Daily said on Monday, adding that rising car sales fueled by a booming economy were boosting the death toll. The United States, Britain and Japan witnessed a similar development as economies grew after World War Two, it added. The newspaper said 109,363 people died in traffic accidents nationwide in China last year. That was over 3,300 more deaths than the year before ...

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