Earthquake felt in Iran’s seven provinces (UPDATE-4)

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The earthquake was felt in Iran's seven provinces - Bushehr, Mashhad, Kerman, Isfahan, Tehran, Yazd and others, Mehr news agency reported today.

The number of wounded reached 12. The earthquake caused damage to 25 villages. About 15 percent of houses were destroyed, Fars agency reported.

Iran's İRİB News state TV channel has denied reports of deaths caused by the earthquake.

Mayor of the city of Saravan, Halegi Mohammad said that the earthquake caused only three injuries in the city.

Previously, Press TV said that the earthquake killed 40 people.

It is noted that this is one of the most powerful earthquakes to hit Iran over the past 40 years.

An earthquake measuring 7.5 points at a depth of 18 kilometers in Saravan city, Sistan and Baluchestan province, IRIB news channel reported on Tuesday.

The earthquake was also felt in the neighboring countries, in particular, the Indian capital of New Delhi.

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