BREAKING NEWS
This content is not available in your region

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes southern Iran - Fars news

Access to the comments Comments
Text size Aa Aa

GENEVA (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck in southern Iran on Monday, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

The earthquake was focused near the town of Kukherd in the southern province of Hormozgan, according to Fars.

There were no early reports of fatalities or material damage, state TV reported, citing officials.

(Reporting by Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

euronews provides breaking news articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.