Bus Accident Kills 16 in Southern Iran

A04702522.jpgTEHRAN (FNA)- Sixteen people were killed and 11 were injured when a bus and a truck collided in southern Iran on Sunday.

“The collision of two vehicles, a bus and a truck, on the Sirjan-Bandar Abbas road left 16 people dead and 11 injured,” IRNA quoted a local traffic police commander, Naser Ebrahimi, as saying.

He said the accident was caused when the bus veered to the left because of the driver’s drowsiness.

The injured passengers have been taken to hospitals in Sirjan.

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