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Quake jolts Iranian cities

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shakes Tehran and the nearby religious city of Qom on Monday, the news network Khabar reported.

world Updated: Jun 18, 2007 22:42 IST

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook Tehran and the nearby religious city of Qom on Monday, the news network Khabar reported.

It said there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the two Iranian cities.

The epicentre was believed to be Kahak town near Qom, located 135 km south of the capital.