• publish: 19 December 2016
  • time: 6:18 pm
  • category: International
  • No: 4664

Nine Afghan migrants killed in deadly traffic accident in Iran

At least 12 people have been killed and three injured in a recent car accident in the Iranian southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

A provincial official with Legal Medicine Organization, Reza Abdi, has said that nine Afghan nationals were among the dead ones, Fars news agency reported.

The car accident took place in the evening of Dec. 19 near the border city of Khash on the country’s frontier area with Pakistan.

Local media reported that human traffickers carrying illegal Afghan migrants were involved in the car accident.

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