28 people killed in car accident
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.