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Raeisi orders officials to assist people in quake-hit south



Ayatollah Seyyed Ebrahim , in a and after being informed of the powerful earthquake in some southern provinces of the country, asked all the responsible bodies of province, as well as the neighboring provinces and the relevant ministries, to deal with the situation as soon as possible with prioritizing rescue and relief efforts to the people of the area.

The president also asked his First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber to be present at the scene of the earthquake as soon as possible to closely monitor the issues and problems caused by the so that people feel safe and secure and ensure that relief assistance is provided in a timely and good manner.

Two strong measuring 6.3 and 6.4 struck the southern Iranian provinces with Fin District in County in  as the epicenter on Sunday afternoon.

The quake struck at 3:37 PM local time in a depth of 15 km. According to the latest reports from the area, one person has been announced dead while at least 27 people have been . The injured are reported to have been admitted to hospitals as they have sustained serious injuries.

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