• Sun / 14 May 2017 / 11:34
  • Category: Social
  • News Code: 96022415161
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5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Iran’s North Khorasan province


Tehran (ISNA) - A 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Iran’s North Khorasan province killed two people and injured 400 people.

The quake, which struck at 22:31 local time on Saturday in and around the city of Bojnurd, North Khorasan province, killed a 54-year-old woman and a teenage girl.

According to Morteza Salimi, the head of the Red Crescent Society’s rescue and relief organization, the earthquake hit 3 cities and 97 villages of the province which 14 villages suffered up to 70 percent damage.

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