11 passengers were killed and 28 others wounded in Iran as a bus rolled over into a valley near Tehran on Sept. 12. (AFP Photo)
TEHRAN, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- A total of 11 passengers were killed and 28 others injured after a bus rolled over into a valley near Jajrood town in the northeast of Iran's capital Tehran on Tuesday, Tehran Times daily reported.
The accident happened early hours of the morning when the driver of the bus lost control and the vehicle plunged into a 50-meter-deep valley.
According to the police, initial investigations show mechanical failure was the main cause of the accident.