Iranian southern province jolts for the fortieth time

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Reports from Iranˈs seismography center said that Borazjan, in southern province of Bushehr, has shaken again for the fortieth time during past two days, IRNA reported.

The tremor measured 3.9 on Richter scale and its epicenter was at 29.21 degrees latitude and 51.27 degrees longitude.

According to the report of seismography center affiliated to Tehran University Geophysics Institute, since 17:21 hours, local time, on Thursday November 28 until 8:00 on Saturday morning November 30, Borazjan jolted for 39 times.

The strongest one occurred at 17:21 on Thursday afternoon measuring 5.7 on Richter scale.

According to the director of control and operation coordination of Red Crescent Society, 32 emergency camps have been established in the quick stricken area.

Morteza Moradipour added that since Thursday, 40 relief groups have presented rescue and relief services.

Quake on Thursday afternoon left seven died and 195 wounded and 300 units of residential buildings were damaged from 10 to 60 percent.

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