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Quake near southern Iran coast kills five

At least five people have been killed and more than 50 injured by a powerful earthquake and aftershocks in Iran's southern province of Hormozgan.

The quake struck at 02:00 local time on Saturday near the coast, 100km south-west of the provincial capital Bandar Abbas.

The victims died in the magnitude-six quake, state media reported, though two aftershocks were equally strong.

Credit: BBC

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