Traffic accident kills 17 Pakistani citizens in Iran
The traffic accident, occurred on the Tabriz-Zanjan highway in Iran, killed 17 Pakistani citizens, the Iranian state television reported. The Pakistani citizens illegally were in the territory of Iran.
Today, approximately at 01:00, the truck, which was carrying 24 Pakistani nationals who illegally entered Iran, fell from a bridge on the Tabriz-Zanjan highway. The incident killed 17 and incurred 7. The injured people were taken to the Imam Reza hospital in Tabriz. Their state is assessed as satisfactory.
The Pakistani citizens planned to cross the border with Turkey, and from there go to Greece.