Twenty-two students burn to death in Iran road crash

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Twenty-two students were killed when their bus crashed with a fuel tanker and burst into flames in Iran’s southwest, Iranian media said on Sunday.

Seven people were injured in the accident in the province of Khuzestan late on Saturday, the official IRNA news agency said.

Iran has one of the highest road accident rates in the world, blamed on inadequate police supervision, poor quality roads and reckless driving.

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