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79 Wounded in Quake Near Kerman

79 Wounded in Quake Near Kerman  79 Wounded in Quake Near Kerman

At least 79 people were injured Monday when a magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook the southeastern regions, barely a day after a  quake injured 290 people in the west, local media reported.
“Up to now, 79 people have been injured while escaping after the earthquake and were taken to hospitals in Kerman,” Majid Saeedi, head of the provincial crisis management body, told Tasnim News Agency.
Rescue teams have been sent to 40 affected villages, Kerman Province Red Crescent spokesman Hadi Soltani told ISNA.
 

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