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Earthquake hits Iran, tremors rock Pakistan

A powerful earthquake that struck a border area of southeast Iran killed at least 13 people in neighboring Pakistan in what has been described as Iran's strongest earthquake in the past 50 years.
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In this photo taken April 16, 2013, Iranians clear a route at the Gosht district after an earthquake hit southeastern Iran.
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In this photo taken April 16, 2013, Iranians clear a route at the Gosht district after an earthquake hit southeastern Iran.

People evacuate buildings after a major earthquake hit Karachi, Pakistan, April 16, 2013. A quake described as the strongest to hit Iran in more than half a century flatted homes and offices near the border with Pakistan.
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People evacuate buildings after a major earthquake hit Karachi, Pakistan, April 16, 2013. A quake described as the strongest to hit Iran in more than half a century flatted homes and offices near the border with Pakistan.

Office workers stand outside of their buildings following a tremor in Karachi, April 16, 2013. An 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Tuesday with tremors felt across Pakistan among other regions, media reported.
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Office workers stand outside of their buildings following a tremor in Karachi, April 16, 2013. An 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck Iran on Tuesday with tremors felt across Pakistan among other regions, media reported.

People evacuate buildings and call their relatives after a tremor was felt in Karachi, Pakistan, April 16, 2013.
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People evacuate buildings and call their relatives after a tremor was felt in Karachi, Pakistan, April 16, 2013.

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