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2006-02-28 04:28:00

TEHRAN (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 5.6 to 5.8 hit the town of Orzuyieh in southeast Iran on Tuesday but there were no reports of casualties or damage, a provincial official and state media said. Orzuyieh lies in Kerman province, which is plagued by earthquakes.

2005-11-27 11:25:53

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and some 50 injured when an earthquake razed mud-brick villages on the Gulf island of Qeshm off Iran's south coast on Sunday, officials and state media said.

2005-11-27 09:11:18

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed and many more injured when an earthquake razed mud-brick villages on the Gulf island of Qeshm off Iran's south coast on Sunday, officials and state media said.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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