Op Selamat 15: 207 road fatalities within 12 days

  • Nation
  • Monday, 10 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): There were 207 road fatalities within a 12-day period of Op Selamat 15 since it was launched on May 29 in conjunction with the Aidilfitri celebration.

Royal Malaysian Police corporate communications head Datuk Asmawati Ahmad said Selangor and Johor each recorded four fatalities, bringing the total number to 18 on Sunday (June 9).

She said Pahang recorded three fatalities and Sabah, two, while Perlis, Perak, Melaka, Terengganu and Kelantan recorded one death each.

The total number of road accidents reported was 19,515, an increase of 1,462 cases.

Asmawati said the Op Selamat 15 campaign, which would end in three days, showed Selangor recording the highest number of road accidents at 5,008, followed by Johor (3,046), Kuala Lumpur (2,236) and Perak (1,676).

Police had also recorded 573 cases of house and premises break-ins, with Selangor having the most cases at 142, she added. - Bernama 


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