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161 killed during Songkran festival in Thailand

Bangkok, At least 161 people have been killed and 1,640 others injured in a number of accidents caused by drunk driving and speeding during Thailand's Songkran festival that marks the arrival of spring.
Fifty-nine people were killed and 747 injured in 689 accidents yesterday, the third day of the "seven dangerous days" (April 11-17)

of the festival.