via Iran hit by 5.1 earthquake – Kurdish town of Sarpol-e Zahab | World | News | Express.co.uk

The latest earthquake hit in the west of the Middle Eastern country in the same area that was starting to recover after more than 600 people were killed in the region in November.

A number of aftershocks affected the area after the initial earthquake.

The earthquake hit Iran’s western province of Kermanshah.

The semiofficial ISNA news agency says the Kurdish town of Sarpol-e Zahab, about 520 kilometers west of Tehran, was near the epicentre of the quake.

via Iran hit by 5.1 earthquake – Kurdish town of Sarpol-e Zahab | World | News | Express.co.uk

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