Death of university students under investigation: Tehran prosecutor

IRNA – A bus crash killing a number of university students in Tehran is under investigation, according to Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi.

A bus capsized in the campus of Azad University of Science and Research in Tehran on Tuesday, claiming the lives of eight students and the driver as well.

A sum of 27 others were also injured in the incident.

He said that the university officials and the two suspects who were arrested last night have been questioned over the incident.

Tehran prosecutor expressed the hope that the main cause of the incident will become clear at the earliest.

He also refuted claims about the heart attack of the driver prior to the crash and said that the coroner’s office has rejected such a possibility