MASHHAD, May 10 (IRCS) _ A Red Crescent chopper transferred to a hospital 25 students who were injured when their bus overturned in Kalat – Mashhad road, eastern province of Khorasan Razavi.
At 1:00 p.m. on May 9, a bus carrying nomad secondary school boys and girls from Khaf County, 155 km off northeast of Mashhad, overturned as its brakes failed and skidded off into a 6-meter ditch. The students were to participate in the local sports quest in Kalat.
A woman teacher died on the spot and 52 people were injured, including the students.
Red Crescent immediately dispatched 4 teams including 15 rescuers. 25 affected people were transferred to hospital by a Red Crescent chopper. Red Crescent also sent ambulance and ambulance bus to the spot.