22 Jul 2024
Tuesday 18 June 2024 - 19:52
Story Code : 423489
Source : IRNA

Two killed in earthquake in northeast Iran

The Iran Project : At least two people have been killed in a five-magnitude earthquake in northeastern Iran, according to a local official
Two killed in earthquake in northeast Iran
Two killed in earthquake in northeast Iran
According to The Iran Project, Ali Moniri, the head of the provincial office of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) said that the quake occurred at 13:24 local time (9:54 GMT) on Tuesday at the depth of six kilometers underground.

The two fatalities were caused by the collapse of the facade of the buildings, the official said.
He added that two families have been trapped under the rubble in a village located at the epicenter of the quake.

Two teams comprising of 25 rescuers have been dispatched to the scene of the incident, according to the official.
Reporter : Editorial of The Iran Project
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