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At Least 11 Dead in #Iran Bus Collision with Tanker
At least 11 people died Wednesday when a fuel tanker collided with a bus in western Iran, state media reported.
The vehicles crashed shortly after midnight in Sanandaj, the capital of Iran's Kurdistan province, around 400 kilometres west of Tehran, according to state television.
The IRNA news agency said four bus passengers and three passers-by were also injured in an "enormous explosion" following the collision.
Local authorities declared three days of mourning in the province, it said.
Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team