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Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia lead Europe on deaths by assault

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

You are more likely to die as a result of being assaulted in Latvia than anywhere else in the European Union according to official statistics released by Eurostat August 6. The findings are based on data from 2015. “With 5.1 assault-related deaths per 100 000 inhabitants, Latvia registered the highest rate among the EU Member States in 2015,” said Eurostat. The two other Baltic Member States, Lithuania (4.1 deaths due…