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At Least 260 Dead, More than 2,100 injured, in Iran Earthquake (Updated)

24 Av 5772 – August 11, 2012
Two strong earthquakes struck northwest Iran on Saturday, killing 153 people and injuring more than 1,300, with many buildings being reduced to rubble, according to Iranian officials. Thousands are fleeing their homes and staying outdoors, fearing more damage from aftershocks – at least 20 of which have hit the region.

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