Iran jolted by two moderate earthquakes; 26 injured - News Summed Up

Iran jolted by two moderate earthquakes; 26 injured


Iran was jolted by a series of moderate and light earthquakes on Sunday and there were reports of 26 people sustaining slight injuries in one of the locations. In the afternoon, a 5.9 magnitude quake rocked an area in western Iran near the border with Iraq in Kermanshah province. The governor of Karmanshah, Houshang Bazvand, told state television that 26 people had been reported injured in the earthquake and they received outpatient treatment, and that some houses suffered partial damage. A magnitude 7.2 quake hit western Iran in November, killing more than 600. In 2003, a 6.6 magnitude quake flattened the historic city of Bam, killing 26,000 people.


Source: Hindustan Times July 22, 2018 12:11 UTC



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