28 peo­ple killed in car accident

China Daily (USA) - - WORLD -

Twenty-eight peo­ple were killed in a bus accident in the south­ern Ira­nian province of Fars on Tues­day, of­fi­cial IRNAa­gency re­ported onWed­nes­day. Ac­cord­ing to the re­ports, the bus was car­ry­ing 40 pil­grims from the cen­tral city of Yazd to the Iraqi city of Kar­bala to at­tend the re­li­gious cer­e­mony of Arba’een. The cause of the in­ci­dent is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion, the re­port said. Tens of thou­sands of Ira­ni­ans are ex­pected to at­tend the Arba’een cer­e­mony in Kar­bala onNov 20 this year.

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