Moderate earthquake near Iran nuclear plant kills 8, injures 45

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November 29, 2013IRANAn earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck a town Thursday in southern Iran, killing eight people while causing no damage at the country’s only nuclear power plant, state television reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor struck some 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) northeast of Borazjan. It hit some 60 kilometers (38 miles) north of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, which is near the port city of the same name. The website for state television carried a statement from the plant’s operators saying it sustained no damage in the quake. Bushehr province Gov. Fereidoun Hasanvand told state television that 45 people were injured. Many people fled their homes during the earthquake, fearful the buildings would crash down on them, local media reported. Those living in neighboring provinces also felt the quake. 
In April, a 6.1-magnitude earthquake killed at least 37 people and…

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