Number of injured in the earthquake that occurred in the town of Khowy in the province of West Azerbaijan reaches 530, APA's Tehran bureau reports.
Number of injured is increasing.
The injured were placed to the hospital with the diagnosis of broken limbs and body injuries.
Number of injured in the earthquake that occurred in the town of Khowy in the province of West Azerbaijan nears 400, APA reports citing ISNA.
390 people were injured as a result of the earthquake.
25 earthquakes were recorded in Khowy so far.
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran on Wednesday, and state television said medical authorities in the area reported that at least 280 people had been injured, APA reports citing Reuters.
The quake’s epicenter was close to the town of Khowy in the province of West Azerbaijan. Khowy Medical Emergency Service was quoted as saying that “280 people have been injured so far, including 68 who were hospitalized for minor fractures.”
The quake was about 11.6 km (7.2 miles) from Khowy and at a depth of 10 km (6.21 miles), the United States Geological Survey said.