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  12/5/2012, Kislev 21, 5773

Earthquake in Iran Kills Four, Several Injured

A moderate 5.5 magnitude earthquake left four people dead and several others injured in the eastern region of Iran on Wednesday.

Iranian State TV said the quake hit South Khorasan province, near the border with Afghanistan in the evening, causing damage to rural buildings and cutting power and phone lines.