Iran earthquake

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Iran: Quake Toll Has Hit 250

Rescuers work through the night to free people trapped in rubble

(Newser) - The death toll from twin earthquakes that rattled Iran yesterday has hit 250, state media reported today, with more than 2,000 people injured and thousands more sleeping in the open after their homes were destroyed. More than 1,000 rescuers labored through the night to pull people trapped in... More »

Hundreds Trapped After Iran Quake

7 dead after 6.5 quake destroys villages

(Newser) - Hundreds of people have been trapped in the rubble of buildings toppled by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake that jolted the country's southeast region late last night. The death toll currently stands at 7 but it is expected to rise significantly, CNN reports. Some two dozen villages have been wholly... More »

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