2 dead, hundreds injured in northeastern Iran quake

May 14, 2017

TEHRAN - Two people were killed and more than 370 injured in a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that hit the northeastern province of North Khorasan on Saturday night.

The earthquake hit 3 cities and 97 villages of the province at 22:31 local time.

According to Morteza Salimi, the head of the Red Crescent Society’s rescue and relief organization, 14 villages suffered up to 70 percent damage, ISNA reported.

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