Bus crash kills 8 students in Tehran’s University campus

A number of 8 Students were killed and 28 others wounded as a bus overturned in Islamic Azad University of Tehran, department of Science and Research.

The State media reported that incident happened as the driver have had a heart attack, but eyewitness told Avatoday that the driver was healthy and there was a problem with the bus.

“It was because of a failure in the break system,” a student told Avatoday, “I was on the same bus yesterday and there was a problem with the break.”

Official statistics shows an average of 17,000 casualties annually due to traffic accidents in Iran as the country suffers from poor-safety measures and low-quality vehicles on the roads.