'Three dead in Iranian earthquake'

By REUTERS
April 9, 2013 16:07

DUBAI- Three people were killed in a powerful earthquake that struck near the city of Bushehr in southern Iran near where the country's only nuclear power station is located, Iranian state television reported on Tuesday.

There were no further details on the casualties or the extent of damage.

The Iranian Seismological Center at the University of Tehran reported a quake of 6.1 magnitude whose epicenter was Kaki, 60 miles (90 km) south of Bushehr and which was felt in Dubai, Qatar and Bahrain. Five aftershocks struck within an hour


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