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Iran's Justice Minister Killed In Car Crash


http://gdb.rferl.org/58A016C9-6EB9-4A11-8E6D-02B9C2923273_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/58A016C9-6EB9-4A11-8E6D-02B9C2923273_mw800_mh600.jpg Jamal Karimi-Rad (undated) (Fars) December 29, 2006 -- Iranian media reports say Justice Minister Jamal Karimi-Rad was killed in a car crash on December 28.

The accident reportedly occurred on a road to the western city of Brujerd.

The minister was traveling with his family when they lost control of their vehicle in icy conditions and hit a truck. His family survived the accident.

Karimi-Rad had been a minister in Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad's cabinet since 2005.

(AFP, dpa)
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