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News ID: 16762
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 18:10 - 12 December 2017
TEHRAN, December 12 - A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Kerman Province, southeastern Iran on Tuesday.

6.2 magnitude quake strikes Iran’s Kerman provinceTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The earthquake came at 12:13 pm local time.

17 people were injured in the quake, which hit at a depth of 57 km (35 miles).

The quake was near the town of Hejdak and was followed by several aftershocks.

On November 12, a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake has hit the border region between Iran and Iraq, killing about 450 people, almost all of them in Iran.

The highest casualties occurred in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab, in Iran’s Kermanshah Province.

According to official tallies, 445 Iranians were confirmed dead. Over 7,156 others were also injured.

 

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