At least one dead, residents flee homes as double earthquake hits southern Iran

Two strong earthquakes struck southern Iran near the port of Bandar Abbas on Sunday, prompting residents to flee their homes and killing at least one person, state TV reported. The quakes measured 6.3 and 6.4 magnitude, jolting the province of Hormozgan, state TV said, and the tremors were felt across the gulf in Dubai. “One… Read More At least one dead, residents flee homes as double earthquake hits southern Iran

Scores injured as magnitude-6.3 earthquake hits western Iran

Iran said on Sunday that no fatalities had been reported but that about 200 people were injured after an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck near its western border with Iraq, Iranian state TV reported. The tremor was also felt in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and in Kuwait. ÔÇťAbout 200 to 210 people have been injured… Read More Scores injured as magnitude-6.3 earthquake hits western Iran