More than 11,000 people killed after an earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale hit the south-east region of Iran. Shahbanou Farah rushes to comfort victimes in their plight.(circa 1978)
An eye-witness and survivor described the scene. “One giant heave, and the town turned into a graveyard. All that is left are thousands of bodies, mounds of ruins and hundreds of dazed survivors,” From BBC Report of 1978: Thousands dead in Iran earthquake ( with Audio Report)
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