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Iran earthquake: 'Number of dead is rising'

Rescuers in Iran are searching through the rubble of collapsed buildings for survivors from two strong earthquakes which left at least 250 people dead.

The 6.4 and 6.3 quakes struck near Tabriz and Ahar on Saturday afternoon, and more than 2,000 are believed injured, many in outlying villages.

The BBC's Mohsen Asgari reports from Tehran.

  • 12 Aug 2012
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