Aerial view of quake-hit region
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Iran earthquake rescue effort under way

Pakistan has sent troops to help its citizens affected by a powerful earthquake that struck just over the border in south-east Iran.

The 7.8-magnitude quake, the most powerful to hit Iran for more than 50 years, caused 35 deaths in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

The National Disaster Management Authority say a further 150 people there have been injured.

Shahzeb Jillani reports from Quetta.

  • 17 Apr 2013
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