8 dead in Iran bus accident | 2019-03-02 | daily-sun.com

8 dead in Iran bus accident

2 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

TEHRAN: Eight people were killed and 36 wounded when a bus overturned on Friday on Iran’s Qom-Tehran highway, the semi-official ISNA News Agency reported, reports AFP.  

The Volvo bus, carrying 44 passengers, was travelling on the key artery from the southeastern province of Kerman towards Tehran at 7:40 AM when the driver fell asleep, local officials told ISNA.

The driver was among those killed. Iran is one of the deadliest countries in the world for road accidents, according to the World Health Organisation.