Road accident in Iran claims 12 lives
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 29
By Fatih Karimov – Trend:
At least 12 people have been killed in an accident in southeastern Iran, near the border city of Saravan, Moradbakhsh Hemmati, a local health official said.
The deadly accident took place 90 kilometers into the Saravan-Khash road Sept. 29 morning, when a pickup smuggling diesel collided with another pickup carrying Afghan citizens, who illegally entered the country, Tasnim news agency reported Sept. 29.
The two cars caught fire following the crash, which led to the death of two Iranians and 10 Afghan nationals.
At least 11 people were also injured in the crash, according to the report.