No Ukrainians among victims of earthquake in Iran

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Aug. 14, 2012, 3:49 p.m. | World — by Interfax-Ukraine



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There are no Ukrainians among those killed and injured as a result of an earthquake in Iran, according to the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine. 

"According to the embassy, there are no Ukrainian citizens among those killed and injured during the earthquake," the ministry's spokesman Oleksandr Dykusarov said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday.

He also said that more than 250 people were killed and more than 1,800 people suffered injuries during the earthquake in Iran.

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