NGDIR News Section-- A strong earthquake hit western Iran early Monday, injuring dozens of people.
The 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit at a depth of around 10 kilometers (6 miles) in an area 36 kilometers southeast of Abdanan in Ilam Province.
The quake which happened at 7 a.m. was followed by a series of aftershocks.
The quake injured 50 people in Abdanan and cut off water, electricity and phone lines in the city.
There is still not assessment of damages in rural areas.
The quake also affected the neighboring provinces of Lorestan .............. [More