Tehran, Three earthquakes, included one at
magnitude 6, have struck western Iran, with state media reporting at
least two people killed and 241 injured.
The U.S. Geological Survey said two other earthquakes,
measuring 4.4 and 4.2 magnitude, struck early today near the city of
Javanrud in Iran’s Kermanshah province.
The state-run IRNA news agency said one of the two killed
was a 70-year-old man who died of a heart attack during the
Iran is prone to earthquakes. Last November, a major 7.3
magnitude earthquake struck the same region, killing over 530 people
and injuring thousands, the Associated Press (AP) news reported.
Source: Oman News Agency