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Bus Crash in Jordan Kills 6, Injures Iraqi Minister

A tour bus crash in Jordan has killed six people and injured 28 others, including an Iraqi minister.

Security officials say the victims were on a bus that was returning from the Dead Sea to the capital Amman, late Thursday.

Authorities say two British women and four Iraqis were killed. Iraqi Minister of Science and Technology Raed Fahmi was hospitalized, with injuries.

The bus passengers were taking part in a United Nations Development Program training course for Iraqis. The two women killed were employees of the training program.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and AFP.