Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, March 18
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
TEHRAN -- Car crashes have killed scores of people and injured thousands in three days in Iran as the new year travel rush begins, the official news agency IRNA reported Saturday.
From Wednesday to Friday, 125 people killed in 111 car crashes, and 2,895 others were injured in 1,171 road accidents, Ahmad Shirani, head of the Iranian Traffic Information and Control Center, was quoted by IRNA as saying. (Iran-Car Crashes-Nowruz)
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