17 Dead In Carnaval Accidents
José Donderis, national director of the National Civil Protection System (SINAPROC), said that there were more than 80 permanent security control points in cueleco areas and there were no incidents within those areas.
“People who were killed included five drowned through not obeying safety standards and exposing hemselves with reckless behavior, and similarly 12 traffic accidents occured because people did not comply with the security measures” he said.
An air and sea search is still underway for three fishermen whose boat disappeared in the Azuero region on Sunday.
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