TEHRAN Ė At least 11 people died and seven were wounded when a bus collided with an oil tanker in Iranís western Province of Kurdistan, the countryís official news agency IRNA reported on Wednesday.
The oil tanker rammed into the bus as it stopped to pick up more passengers after leaving the station in Kurdistanís capital city of Sanandaj on Tuesday night.
According to IRNA, the injured were transferred to a hospital and were discharged after being treated.
The collision resulted in a huge explosion that extended to other vehicles in the vicinity.
Kurdistan province declared a three-day mourning and requested an immediate and detailed report on the cause of the accident.