At least 40 people killed in Iran’s earthquake (UPDATE-2)
The details were added (the first version was posted at 16:05)
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 16 / Trend /
According to the preliminary information, 40 people were killed in the earthquake measuring 7.5 points in Iran, Fars news agency reported today.
The communication lines were broken. 20 rescue groups were sent to the earthquake place.
It was stressed that this is one of the most powerful earthquakes in Iran over the past 30 years.
An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred in Iran on April 10 on 6.28 in Kaki, the province of Bushehr, the official website of Iran TV IRIB News reported earlier.
An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale also happened in Bushehr province.
According to Press TV correspondent, seven people have been killed and 1,000 buildings destroyed in the neighboring Pakistan after quake hit Iran.