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