Strong earthquake hits Iran, 50 injured
"The quake was registered in an area located at 47.7 degrees longitude and 32.7. degrees latitude," Iran's official news agency IRNA reported.
"It destroyed telecommunications department in the city of Abdanan in Ilam province making it impossible to learn the scale of damage inflicted on the cityËˆs rural areas," it said.
A number of aftershocks have shook the region.
No casualties have been reported so far.