Thursday 27 February 2020
News ID: 75613
Publish Date: 27 January 2020 - 22:00

TEHRAN (Dispatches) -- A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck Fars province in southern Iran on Monday.
The quake hit near the town of Khane Zenian. Assessment teams have been dispatched to the quake site, which is not a very populous area, the head of rescue for Iran’s Red Crescent, Morteza Salimi, said. Posts on social media said that the earthquake had been felt by residents of the provincial capital Shiraz, approximately 50 km away from the epicenter of the quake.

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