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18 Iranian tourists among dead in Thai crash

Bangkok, September 18, 2007

Eighteen Iranian tourists were among 89 people killed when a Thai budget airliner crashed on the resort island of Phuket on Sunday, an Iranian diplomat said.

The dead, among 24 Iranians on a tour, included four children and two couples on their honeymoon, Safdar Safiee, an Iranian consular official in Thailand, told Reuters on Tuesday.

The six survivors are in hospital, he said. - Reuters  




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