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Over 20 hurt as magnitude 5.1 quake jolts western Iran

A picture of a building damaged in the earthquake that hit Iran in November, 2017. (Reuters)

A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit western Iran on Saturday, injuring 21 people, state television reported.

Two of those injured had to be hospitalised, and the rest were released after receiving treatment, it said.

A 7.3-magnitude quake killed more than 600 people in the same area in November, and there have been numerous aftershocks.

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Last Update: Sunday, 7 January 2018 KSA 01:43 - GMT 22:43
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