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Dozens Injured in 5.1 Quake in Western Iran - Reports

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At least 21 people have been injured in an earthquake in the Iranian western province of Kermanshah, local media reported on Sunday.

According to the IRNA news agency, 17 individuals have suffered wounds in urban areas, while four others have sustained injuries in rural areas.

A damaged storefront is seen after an earthquake in Halabja, Iraq, November 12, 2017 - Sputnik International
Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Quake on Iran-Iraq Border - Reports
A major 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Iran on Saturday. Five aftershocks of magnitude ranging from 2.7 to 5.1 on the Richter scale have struck the province, the broadcaster added.

Iran has faced several powerful quakes recently.

In November, a disastrous 7.2-magnitude earthquake left hundreds killed and wounded.

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