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Iranian Earthquake Update

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Iranian Earthquake Update

Iranian Earthquake Update

Iranian Earthquake Update

Only Available in Archive Formats.

—- Host Bob Edwards talks with the BBC's Alan Johnston about the aftermath of Saturday's earthquake in eastern Iran. At least 2400 people were killed by the quake, which measured 7.1 on the Richter scale. Iran has asked the United Nations for emergency aid...an admission that after four recent earthquakes, the nation needs more help than the government can provide.