Road accident in Iran claims 19 lives
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 22
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
Nineteen Iranian citizens were killed and 35 injured after a bus fell into a valley in Iran’s southern province of Fars.
Morteza Salimi, a provincial official with Iranian Red Crescent Organization, said the accident took place on the Neyriz-Sirjan road at 01:20 (GMT+4:30) local time, ISNA news agency reported June 22.
According to the report, 16 were killed immediately following the accident and the three passed away at a hospital.