The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

"Hospitals on standby": 122 victims of an earthquake in Iran Israel today


The medical authorities have so far reported at least two deaths • The rescue teams were rushed to the area to help the dozens of injured

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck this evening (Saturday night) in northern Iran - and led to the death of at least two people and 122 injuries.

"There are 122 injured so far in the city of Khoi and unfortunately two are dead," the local Ministry of Health spokeswoman told Iranian television.

Official medical officials said that the rescue teams were sent to the area near the border with Turkey and the hospitals went on standby to receive the many victims. 

An official later told Iranian TV that snow is falling in some of the areas affected by the earthquake and therefore the temperatures are very low and power outages have been caused.

In recent years, Iran has suffered several devastating earthquakes.

were we wrong

We will fix it!

If you found an error in the article, we would appreciate it if you shared it with us

Source: israelhayom

All news articles on 2023-01-28

You may like

News/Politics 2023-02-28T14:40:14.270Z

Trends 24h


© Communities 2019 - Privacy

The information on this site is from external sources that are not under our control.
The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.