Scores Killed in Fiery Tanker-Bus Collision
Scores Killed in Fiery Tanker-Bus Collision
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Scores Killed in Fiery Tanker-Bus Collision

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Scores Killed in Fiery Tanker-Bus Collision

An overnight passenger bus and a fuel tanker collided early on Wednesday in western Iran killing at least 11 people and injuring several others.
Mehr News Agency reported that the tanker carrying bitumen rammed into the passenger bus in Sanandaj in Kurdestan Province, about 400 km west of Tehran.
According to Highway Police, the tanker hit the bus on a highway near Sanandaj. Both vehicles burst into flames following the collision.
Officials first said 13 people had died due to the mishap but later revised down the figure to 11. Medical authorities said seven people were wounded in the blast.
Many nearby vehicles were also heavily damaged due to the explosions and fire.


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