The family of an Iranian consul, working in Astrakhan's /southeast Russia/ diplomatic mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has met with a grave road accident in Moscow. The diplomat's wife died in her tracks, the state of the official is "moderately grave", the Iranian embassy in Russia informed RIA Novosti.
The consul, Gulam Reza Farjabi, had been on his vacation along with his wife and 3 daughters in Moscow. According to Moscow's police, the girls were hospitalised and are in a grave state.
The accident happened in busy traffic in the south of the Russian capital late on Tuesday. Witnesses say that the foreign diplomat's car lost control, crashing into a post at a high speed.