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Mild earthquake jolts southern Iran

Iran`s state seismological centre says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 has struck the country`s south.



Tehran: Iran`s state seismological centre
says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 has
struck the country`s south.

The centre says the epicentre was near the town of
Andimeshk, some 280 miles southwest of Tehran. It says the
quake occurred at 1025GMT on Tuesday.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damages.
However, an earthquake over 5.0-magnitude could damage old
buildings and shatter windows.

Iran is crisscrossed by seismic fault lines and
earthquakes frequently rattle the country but they usually
cause little damage.

PTI

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