Middle East

Deadly earthquakes hit Iran
The death toll continues to rise after several major earthquakes and strong aftershocks in northwestern Iran, with at least six villages leveled.

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Aug. 11, 2012: Ruins of a houses are seen after an earthquake in the city of Varzaqan in northwestern Iran.
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Aug. 11, 2012: Residents sit at the side of a street after an earthquake in the city of Ahar in northwestern Iran.
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Aug. 11, 2012: A man stretchers a woman who was injured in earthquake in the city of Ahar in northwestern Iran.
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Aug. 11, 2012: Ruins of a house is seen after an earthquake in the city of Varzaqan in northwestern Iran.
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Aug. 11, 2012: Victims of an earthquake sit over the bodies of their loved ones who were killed in the city of Varzaqan in northwestern Iran.
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Deadly earthquakes hit Iran

The death toll continues to rise after several major earthquakes and strong aftershocks in northwestern Iran, with at least six villages leveled.