Nine killed in bus crash in SE Iran
Nine people were killed in southeastern Iran when a bus on the Bam-Kerman road overturned, Press TV reported.
Massoud Ghaffarian, the commander of the Kerman Province Traffic Police, said that the bus was travelling from Zahedan in southeastern Iran to Yazd in central Iran.
The accident, which occurred late on Thursday night, killed nine people, the Fars news agency quoted Ghaffarian as saying.
He stated that 27 people, were injured in the accident and 26 of them were Afghans.
Two of the people killed were Iranian nationals and the other seven who died in the accident were undocumented Afghans, the Fars news agency report said.