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12 Dec 2017 description

Tehran, Dec 12, IRNA - The number of the people injured in the 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the southeastern province of Kerman has climbed to 29, a health official announced.

Head of Kerman province's medical emergency center Mohammad Saberi said that most of those injured sustained their injuries when people were rushing to leave their houses.

He said that most of the injured were discharged after treatment, but 12 have remained hospitalized.

27 Nov 2017 description

Kermanshah, Nov 26, IRNA - The number of people killed in the fatal earthquake in western Iran mounted to 483 and the number of the injured also hit 12,386, Iran's medical official said.

'Those killed included 237 men and 246 women,” Iranian Legal Medicine Organization Kermanshah office Artin Kamali told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Sunday.

“Legal Medicine Organization have listed the names of all who were killed but one person is yet unidentified,” he added.

26 Nov 2017 description

Tehran, Nov 25, IRNA – The second humanitarian aid consignment was sent by Iranian residents in France to quake-stricken people in western Iran.

The aids which were sent to Iran on Friday consisted 98 packages weighing 1,513 kg.

The first aid shipment, including 52 packages, was sent to Iran on November 21.

The 7.3-magnitude earthquake on November 12 shook the western Iranian province of Kermanshah and the regions bordering Iraq last week killing at least 456 people and injuring over ten thousands others.


15 Nov 2017 description

Tehran, Nov 15, IRNA – The latest reports released on Wedesday on the 7.3 magnitude earthquake that hit Kermanshah Province, western Iran, on Sunday (Nov 12) night, said that it has so far claimed at least 432 lives and injured over 9,388 others.

The fatal quake occurred at 21:48 hour local time (18:18 GMT). The epicenter of the quake was registered at 34.86 degrees latitude and 45.9 degrees longitude, at the depth of 11km, a shallow depth that can cause tremendous damage, in Ezgeleh region in Kermanshah Province.

15 Nov 2017 description

Tehran, Nov 14, IRNA – A 4.3 earthquake on the richter scale rocked Qasr-e-Shirin city in Kermanshah Province on Tuesday evening.

The quake, occurring at 18:46 hours local time, was registered in Ezgeleh suburbs in Kermanshah Province.

Kermanshah Province has experienced over 200 aftershocks since Sunday night.

Tehran University's Seismographic Center said the 4.3 degree quake was registered 10 kms deep inside the ground.

The Sunday night quake has reportedly left 432 people dead and 7,817 others injured.