Sunday, August 12, 2012

East Azerbaijan province earthquake kills at least 185, injures 1000

Iran's main news channel said the quake hit the towns of Ahar, Haris and Varzaqan in East Azerbaijan province at 4:53 p.m. local time, also damaging hundreds of homes.
The broadcast said at least 60 villages sustained damage ranging from 50 to 80 per cent, while 4 other villages had been totally leveled to the ground.