On Wednesday, September 25, a train derailed near Zahedan (Sistan and Baluchestan province) reportedly killing five people and injuring at least 87 others. The passenger train was traveling from Zahedan to Tehran. State media reports indicate that the derailment was a result of sand on the train rails. Further details are still emerging.
Transportation disruptions, including train delays and cancelations, are likely in the area over the coming hours.
Individuals in Iran are advised to monitor developments to the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, including train delays and cancelations, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to any instructions issued by local authorities.
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