According to the Iranian official news agency IRNA, the Governor of West Azerbaijan, Muhammed Sadik Mutedediyan, announced that 139 of the 165 people injured in the 5.6-magnitude earthquake in the city of Khoy were discharged after the first interventions, while the others were being treated.
On the other hand, West Azerbaijan Housing Foundation General Manager Cafer Berzegar said that 80 settlements in 10 villages in Selmas and Hoy cities were damaged in the earthquake.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 occurred at 06:46 local time yesterday in the city of Khoy in Iran’s West Azerbaijan province. According to the first estimates, 82 people were injured in the earthquake in the cities of Hoy and Selmas.
The city of Hoy, located in the northwest of the country near the Turkish border, was shaken by an earthquake measuring 5.8 on 28 January. While 3 people lost their lives in the earthquake, 1167 people were injured.