8 June 2022: Tabas, Iran

A train derailed in eastern Iran, killing 21 people and injuring 87 more, according to reports. The train was part of state-run Islamic Republic Railway and was carrying around 350 people when it derailed near the town of Tabas, 340 miles southeast of Tehran, on its way to the city of Yazd. That route began as an overnight train out of Iran’s holy city of Mashhad. Rescue teams including ambulances and helicopters arrived at the crash site which is remote. Aerial footage of the disaster showed train cars toppled over, with rescuers trying to care for the injured.