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Strong quake shakes southern Iran

A strong earthquake jolted the southern Iranian province of Hormuzgan, the Khabar news network reported.

world Updated: Sep 10, 2008 22:07 IST

A strong earthquake on Wednesday jolted the southern Iranian province of Hormuzgan, the Khabar news network reported.

The quake, with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale, shook mainly the provincial port of Bandar Abbas, causing panic among residents.

It was not immediately clear whether there were casualties or damage.