Nov 27, 2019, 10:25 AM
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Rouhani visits Mianeh, Sarab to meet quake-hit people

Tabriz, Nov 27, IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that he is on a visit to northwestern cities of Mianeh and Sarab to meet the quake-stricken people and review the relief operations underway in the area.

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook the city of Tark in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan in the early hours of November 8, claimed lives of five people and injured several others.

President Rouhani, who arrived in East Azarbaijan's capital city of Tabriz Wednesday morning on a day-long visit, is to open several industrial, health and development projects.

It is the fifth visit to East Azarbaijan province of President Rouhani over the past four years.


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