Report: 30 killed and 800 injured in Iran earthquake

Thirty people have been killed and 800 injured in a powerful earthquake that hit Iran close to its only nuclear power plant, the Iranian Students' News Agency has reported.

Fereydoun Hassanvand, the governor of Bushehr province, said: "Up until now the earthquake has left behind 30 dead and 800 injured."

A magnitude 6.3 quake struck 89 km (55 miles) southeast of the port city of Bushehr, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

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Iran earthquake 'kills 30'

Thirty people have been killed and 800 injured in a powerful earthquake that hit Iran close to its only nuclear power plant, the Iranian Students' News Agency has reported.