Anniversary of 1976 Iran Earthquake

Posted by on Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Tuesday marked the 39th anniversary of the Turkey-Iran border earthquake.

The earthquake was estimated that 5,000 people were killed and many injured.

Caldira, Muradiye, and surrounding villages near the Iranian border were completely destroyed. 

At the same time snow and cold weather delayed rescue teams from reaching many of the mountainous villages.
 
The shock was also reported felt in the area of Yerevan SSR.



The Team

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