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Iran Raises Quake Death Toll

Posted August 13th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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Iran has raised the death toll from Saturday’s two earthquakes to more than 300, a day after rescuers called off the search for survivors. Health Minister Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi told a session of parliament Monday that the latest death toll stood at 306, with more than 3,000 injured. The 6.4 and 6.3 magnitude quakes struck […]

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Iran Earthquakes Kill 250, Thousands Injured

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Rescue teams are still searching for victims in collapsed buildings after two strong earthquakes hit northwestern Iran, killing at least 250 people and injuring 2,600 others. The 6.4 and 6.3 magnitude quakes struck minutes apart late Saturday afternoon, leveling several villages near the city of Tabriz and seriously damaging several others. The United States on […]

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Iran Earthquakes Kill 250, Thousands Injured

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Rescue teams are still searching for victims in collapsed buildings after two strong earthquakes hit northwestern Iran, killing at least 250 people and injuring 2,600 others. The 6.4 and 6.3 magnitude quakes struck minutes apart late Saturday afternoon, leveling several villages near the city of Tabriz and seriously damaging several others. Dozens of aftershocks have […]

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Iran Earthquakes Kill 250, Thousands Injured

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian officials say two strong earthquakes in the northwestern part of the country have killed at least 250 people and left more than 2,000 injured. The 6.4 and 6.3 magnitude quakes struck late Saturday afternoon just 11 minutes apart. Several villages near the city of Tabriz were leveled, while scores of others sustained serious damage. […]

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Iran Reports 220 Dead in Earthquake

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 1:15 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian officials say two strong earthquakes have killed at least 220 people in the northwest part of the country. More than 1,500 people have been injured. The quakes struck late Saturday afternoon just 11 minutes apart. State television reported at least six villages near the city of Tabriz were completely leveled, while 60 others sustained […]

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Iran Reports 180 Dead in Earthquakes

Posted August 11th, 2012 at 10:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Iranian officials say two strong earthquakes have killed at least 180 people in the northwest part of the country. More than 1,300 people have been injured. The quakes struck late Saturday afternoon just 11 minutes apart. State television reported at least six villages near the city of Tabriz were completely leveled, while 60 others sustained […]

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Iran Reports 180 Dead in Earthquake

Posted August 11th, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Iran say 180 people have been killed in two strong earthquakes just 11 minutes apart in the country’s northwest, near the city of Tabriz. More than 1,300 people are estimated to have been injured in Saturday’s mid-afternoon quakes. State television reported at least six villages in were completely leveled, while 60 others sustained […]

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Iran Reports 180 Dead in Earthquake

Posted August 11th, 2012 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Iran say 180 people have been killed in two strong earthquakes just minutes apart in the country’s northwest, near the city of Tabriz. An estimated 1,300 people were injured. State television reported at least six villages were completely leveled, while 60 others sustained damage ranging from 50 to 80 percent. Geological officials differed […]

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Iran Reports 153 Dead in Earthquake

Posted August 11th, 2012 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Iran say 153 people have been killed in two strong earthquakes in the country’s northwest, near the city of Tabriz. An estimated 1,300 people were injured. Geological officials differed slightly on magnitude measurements, but both Tehran University and the U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude of both at 6 or above. Iranian officials […]

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Iran Reports 80 Dead in Earthquake

Posted August 11th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Iran say at least 80 people have been killed in two strong earthquakes in the country’s northwest, near the city of Tabriz. Geological officials differed slightly on magnitude measurements, but both Tehran University and the U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude of both at 6 or above. Iranian officials say the quakes damaged […]

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