Saturday Aug 11, 201210:25 PM GMT
Earthquake kills 180, injures 1,400 in northwestern Iran
Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:27PM
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At least 180 people have been killed and over 1,400 others injured in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks that rocked Iran's northwestern province of East Azarbaijan.


On Saturday, the earthquake struck the city of Ahar, near the provincial capital Tabriz, at 15:53 local time.

According to unconfirmed reports, six villages have been completely destroyed by the earthquake.

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