Sunday, August 14, 2022

Number of injuries in Iran’s quake increases

The number of people injured in Saturday‘s earthquake in southern Iran has increased to nearly 90. The death toll is so far 5.

Local officials say most of the wounded were treated on an outpatient basis.

According to officials, the health situation is under control in the quake zone.

Iran is a quake-prone country. Much of the country’s territory including the city of Tehran is criss-crossed by fault lines.

The country has been hit by several deadly tremors, with the last massive one happening in 2003 in the city of Bam. The incident killed tens of thousands and flattened most the the city.

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