Iran quake of magnitude 5.1 kills two, injures 38

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Two people died and 38 were injured when a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck northern Iran in the early hours of Friday and people fled their homes in panic, state television reported.

There were at least 40 milder aftershocks, but no serious damage from the quake that struck after midnight on the border of the provinces of Tehran and Mazandaran, it added.

Press TV reported boulders blocking the road leading to the mountainous Damavand area.

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