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5 Dead, 44 Injured After Earthquake Hits Southern Iran


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By Trend

Five people were killed, another 44 were injured after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted southern Iran, spokesman for Iran's emergency medical organization Mojtaba Khaledi said, Trend reports.

According to him, 22 victims were taken to hospitals, and another 22 received medical assistance on the spot.

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has shaken southern Iran. The epicenter of the quake was located 101 kilometers southwest of the Bandar Abbas city. The seismic center was located at a depth of 10 kilometers.

The first shock was followed by aftershocks, the most powerful of them - magnitude 6.3.

06:03 (GMT+4) Four people were killed, another 19 were injured after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted southern Iran, Governor of Hormozgan province Mehdi Dosti told IRNA, Trend reports.

According to him, the wounded were placed in hospitals in the districts of Bender-Khamir and Bender-Lenge.

The governor noted that the earthquake caused a number of consequences. In this regard, the Red Crescent Society organizes ambulance camps.

Dosti asked residents not to travel to areas where the earthquake occurred.

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has shaken southern Iran. The epicenter of the quake was located 101 kilometers southwest of the Bandar Abbas city. The seismic center was located at a depth of 10 kilometers.

The first shock was followed by aftershocks, the most powerful of them - magnitude 6.3.

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