40 injured in Iran’s 5.6-magnitude earthquake

Tehran, Feb 18 (IANS) At least 40 people were injured in a 5.6-magnitude earthquake that shook Sisakht city in Iran’s western Kohgiluye va Boyerahmad province on Wednesday night, media reports said.

The quake has caused a lot of damage to buildings, structures as well as roads in the city, and cut off the electricity and water network, the Xinhua news agency reported.

The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was determined to be at 30.890 degrees north latitude and 51.566 degrees east longitude.

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