Associated Press | Monday August 13, 2012
Iran on Monday raised the death toll from Saturday's twin earthquakes to 306, a day after rescuers called off the search for survivors, state media reported. Heath Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi told a session of parliament on Monday that the numbe...
Agence France-Presse | Monday August 13, 2012
Twin earthquakes that devastated rural villages in northwest Iran at the weekend killed a total of 306 people -- most of them women and children -- and injured 3,037, Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi said on Monday.
Associated Press | Sunday August 12, 2012
The death toll from twin earthquakes in Iran has risen to 250, Iranian state television said on Sunday, while over 2,000 were injured and thousands spent the night outdoors after the quake levelled villages and damaged homes in the country's north-we...
Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 12, 2012
Iran on Sunday wrapped up rescue operation in hundreds of villages flattened by twin earthquakes the day before in its northwest, as officials gave a new toll of 227 dead and 1,380 injured in the disaster.
Agence France Presse | Sunday August 12, 2012
Grieving women wailed over dozens of bodies of dead relatives and men armed with shovels dug frantically for survivors today, in the wake of twin earthquakes in northwest Iran that killed at least 250 people and injured 2,000.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 11, 2012
At least 80 people died in two strong earthquakes that jolted northwest Iran on Saturday, the head of the regional natural disasters centre, Khalil Saie, told state television.