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In photos: Relief efforts underway for earthquake victims in Iran

14 November 2017 16:41

 

Iranian medics and aid workers have scrambled to help the survivors of a powerful earthquake in Iran’s western regions.

Many of the victims have been transferred to hospitals in other cities for treatment.

Here is a selection of pictures:

Medics attend to earthquake victims from Kermanshah at a hospital in the city of Karaj on November 14, 2017. (Photo by IRIB news agency)
A man looks at the debris of his house after an earthquake in the village of Dehjami, Kermanshah Province, November 14, 2017. (Photo by IRNA)
Emergency medical help evacuate quake victims at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran on November 14, 2017. (Photo by Tasnim)
Iranian military forces search for earthquake survivors in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab, Kermanshah Province, November 14, 2017. (Photo by Fars)
Rescuers carry an earthquake victim in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab, Kermanshah Province, Iran, November 13, 2017. (Photo by IRIB)
The photo shows tents set up for earthquake survivors in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab, Kermanshah Province, Iran, November 13, 2017. (Photo by IRIB)
Emergency medical staff carry the wounded in Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran on November 14, 2017. (Photo by Tasnim)
A rescue worker is looking for survivors in the rubble with the help of a sniffer dog in Sarpol-e Zahab, Kermanshah Province, November 13, 2017. (Photo by Tasnim)
People carry the body of one of the earthquake victims in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab, Kermanshah Province, Iran, November 14, 2017. (Photo by Tasnim)

Source: Presstv

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