Agency: Iran quake death toll rises to 153

August 11, 2012 22:13

DUBAI - The death toll in the two earthquakes which hit northwest Iran on Saturday has risen to 153, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted Deputy Interior Minister Hassan Ghadami as saying.

The quakes, with magnitudes of 6.4 and 6.3 according to the US Geological Survey, struck northeast of the city of Tabriz.

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