5.3 magnitude quake hits Iran

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake has hit 53km southwest of the city of Jahrom in Iran’s southern Fars Province, with a depth of 10km, USGS reported. At least four Afghan laborers were killed in the quake, Reuters reports, citing Iranian media. “Four Afghans living and working on a farm were killed… (in) Saifabad village near the town of Khonj,” state TV reports.

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