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32 deaths reported during holiday week

April 1, 2013

Costa Rica’s Red Cross reported that a total of 32 people died during Easter Holy Week, 10 deaths more than in 2012.

Of that number, 12 people died during armed assaults, up from two deaths last year.

Five people died as a result of drowning, three less than in 2012. Traffic accidents resulted in 13 deaths.

Four people died from various causes, including poisoning and burns.

Red Cross officials also reported that more than 20 people were rescued from drowning on beaches and rivers, and another 70 were sent to hospitals from various other causes.

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