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1/1/04

Over 30,000 Iran's quake victims buried in Bam cemetery

Since the devastating quake that shook the city of Bam last Friday, more than 30,000 bodies have been buried in the city's cemetery, IRNA reported.

Also, Thursday morning seven bodies were pulled from the rubble throughout the city by domestic and international rescue workers.

Over 150 planes carrying relief consignments from 50 countries for survivors of the tragic quake that devastated Iran's Bam have so far landed in various airports o the country, it was reported here Thursday.

Iran's ancient southeastern Silk Road city of Bam, Kerman Province, was almost levelled to ground last Friday when an earthquake measuring 6.3 degrees on the Richter scale shook the city.

The death toll of the quake has so far been declared to be more than 30,000 with several thousands of others injured. The death toll is feared to climb even higher.

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