YEREVAN (Combined Sources)—A bus carrying passengers from Iran to Armenia crashed in northern Iran. Three Armenians were killed in the crash, with many more wounded.
The bus crashed in the northern city of Marand. More than 10 people were injured. There were 10 Armenians among the passengers, according to the Armenian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Tigran Babayan.
The operated by the Didari Seyri Giti transport company crashed due to tire damage, Balayan reported.
One of the fatally injured has been identified as Dennis Set-Aghelian. According to the sources in Tehran four of the wounded have been identified as Hakob Martitosian, Liana Barseghian, Marian Petrosian and Benjamin (Michael) Aghamalian. They are all in stable condition.
Thousands of Iranians come to Armenia every year during the Nowruz holiday.
Asbarez is following this developing story.