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Quake hits southeast Iran, destroys homes; no fatalities reported

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by Reuters
Friday, 1 December 2017 11:46 GMT

Criss-crossed by several major fault lines, Iran is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world

By Parisa Hafezi

ANKARA, Dec 1 (Reuters) - A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck southeastern Iran on Friday, injuring at least 42 people and destroying several homes in an area where most people live in villages of mud-walled homes. State media said no deaths had been reported.

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