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Two quakes rock Iran, cuasing heavy death toll

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  • 180 people killed by dual quakes that struck Iran on Saturday
  • 1,500 people injured by them, measured at 6.4 and 6.3, respectively source

» By no means should the above figures be taken as the final word on the devastating earthquakes that rocked the Iranian northwest, sadly. When following natural disasters like this, it’s important to remember that the full cost in human lives and suffering is rarely if ever able to be quantified so quickly.

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