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Passenger bus knocks pilgrims down in Iran

06 May 2011 [19:07] - TODAY.AZ
A passenger bus knocked down pilgrims heading to Imamzade Ahmed in Iran. The passenger bus knocked down the pilgrims on the side of the road. Twelve people died and 14 people were injured, the Iranian Fars news agency reported.

Poldohtar Police Commander Ali Karimi Nijat said the cause of the accident was a faulty brake system.

The injured were taken to the Imam Khomeini Hospital in Poldohtar and the Andimeshk City Hospital in the Khuzestan province, he said. Their state of health is satisfactory.


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