The death toll from a train derailment in Iran has risen.

APA's Tehran bureau reports that the death toll has reached 17.

Fifty passengers were injured and 15 were in critical condition.

There were 243 passengers on the train.

The death toll is expected to rise.

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08:51

The death toll from a train derailment in Iran has risen to 13.

APA's Tehran bureau reports that the train from Mashhad to Yazd derailed.

Fifty passengers were injured and 12 were in critical condition.

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at 08.22

A train traveling from Mashhad to Yazd in Iran has derailed, killing 10 people.

APA's Tehran bureau reports that the incident took place in the morning.

The train derailed near the city of Tabas on its way from Mashhad to Yazd.

Ten passengers were killed and 50 were injured.

The condition of 12 of the wounded is reported to be serious.