• Short Summary

    Another earthquake struck Maku; this new disaster happened on Friday, May 3rd at 11:30 A.M.?

  • Description

    Another earthquake struck Maku; this new disaster happened on Friday, May 3rd at 11:30 A.M. local time.

    On April 29th, a sever earthquake pounded Maku region of north-west Iran, killing at least 39 people, destroying more than 1000 homes.

    Two companies of the fourth Rezaieh division rushed to the "Quake-Stricken" area to assist in rescue operations.

    Officials in Red Lion and Sun of Iran announced that adequate relief supplies had been rushed to the area.

    Reports say thousand of panic-stricken residents have sought refuge under tents.

    In the 7000 population town of Maku, more than 60 tremors have been recorded since March 1965, but last Monday's disaster was the severest.

    The Aras River villages were hit by the earth-quake only days after a huge flood swamped their farms they lost much of their corps and cattle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE5CPQMITZMYID1UEAQKM115KD
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5CPQMITZMYID1UEAQKM115KD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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