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Photos: Quake Hit Areas In Southeastern Iran - Part I

Photos by Amir Kholousi, ISNA

One woman was killed and 12 others were injured following the recent earthquake in southeastern Iran, governor of Khash city, Sistan va Baluchestan province, Alireza Shahraki said.

The woman named 'Madineh Mazarzahi' who went to the mountain for her daily activities was killed following landslide happened after the earthquake, he said, adding no other case has been reported yet.

He further noted that old parts of the city were slightly damaged, but the earthquake and its aftershocks did not inflict much damage.

The routes are now open and transportation is normally underway, he said, and added 8 people out of the 12 injured ones received outpatient treatment and the other were sent to the hospital.

The 7.5 eight Richter magnitude earthquake jolted Sistan va Baluchestan province, southeastern Iran, on Tuesday evening.

Head of Islamic Republic of Iran Red Crescent Society for rescue operations Mahmoud Mozaffar said 5 teams were sent to quake-hit Gosht district between Khash and Saravan cities to assess the possible level of damage.

The earthquake has been unprecedented in the country, he said, adding the five teams were sent from Red Crescent teams of Sistan va Baluchestan, Kerman and Hormuzgan to the quake-stricken area from sea and land.

He added that 10 urgent tents have been established in quake-hit areas.

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