Strong quake hits Iranian East Azerbaijan province

Photo: Strong quake hits Iranian East Azerbaijan province / Iran

A strong quake hit northwestern province of East Azerbaijan on Saturday, IRNA reported.

The quake occurred at 18: 42 local time (15:13 GMT).

According to incoming reports, the quake also shook the city of Tabriz.

Panicked people rushed to the street and open areas for safeety reason, said the reports.

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