Earthquake hits northwestern Iran, one person killed


An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted north-western Iran on Monday.

The Geophysics Institute Seismology center at Tehran University said the tremor was registered at 09:16 local time in Parsabad in the north-western Ardabil province.

One person was reportedly killed and two others were injured in the quake, according to Iran’s Tasnim News Agency.

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