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Report: Iran bus crash kills 26

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 3:45 AM EDT, Sat October 20, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Authorities identify 25 bodies so far
  • The accident Friday night injures 18 others

Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- A bus carrying students overturned in western Iran, killing 26 people, Fars news agency reported Saturday.

The accident Friday night injured 18 others, according to Fars, the semiofficial news agency.

Authorities have identified 25 bodies so far.

The students were visiting Rahiyan-e Noor, an area dedicated to the soldiers who died fighting in the Iran-Iraq war.

All passengers were from Broujen town, Fars said.

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