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100 people injured in Neishabour quake

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Neishabour, Khorasan-e Razavi Prov., Jan 19, IRNA – The earthquake on Thursday evening in the northeastern city of Neishabour in Khorasan-e Razavi Province left 58 people injured.

Head of Neishabour Medical Sciences University, Kazem Farahmand said on Thursday that 17 people have been hospitalized and others were treated and sent home.

According to Farahmand, the majority of injured people suffered from fractures in different parts of their bodies.

According to seismological center of Tehran University the quake occurred at 12:35 GMT near the city of Neishabour.

Iran is located on major seismic fault lines and is prone to frequent earthquakes.

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