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An Iranian woman grieves after her loved ones (Credit: AP )

An Iranian woman grieves after her loved ones were killed during Saturday's earthquake at the village of Bajebaj near the city of Varzaqan in northwestern Iran. (August 12, 2012)

Twin earthquakes devastate Iran

Twin earthquakes hit Iran on Aug. 11, 2012, leaving at least 250 dead and more than 2,600 injured, Iranian state television reported.

A general view shows the destruction in Ishikhli
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A general view shows the destruction in Ishikhli village, near the town of Varzaqan, after twin earthquakes hit northwestern Iran. (August 12, 2012)

This view shows the destruction in Ishikhli village,
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This view shows the destruction in Ishikhli village, near the town of Varzaqan, after twin earthquakes hit northwestern Iran. Officials in Iran called a halt to rescue operations following the quakes that devastated scores of northwestern villages, killing 250 people and injuring hundreds, saying that all survivors had been located and saved. (August 12, 2012)

Rescuers search for survivors in the rubble of
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Rescuers search for survivors in the rubble of buildings that fell after two earthquakes hit Saturday near the town of Varzaqan, about 37 miles northeast of the city of Tabriz in northwest Iran. (Aug. 11, 2012)

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An Iranian woman grieves after her loved ones
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An Iranian woman grieves after her loved ones were killed during Saturday's earthquake at the village of Bajebaj near the city of Varzaqan in northwestern Iran. (August 12, 2012)

Iranians mourn over the covered bodies of loved
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Iranians mourn over the covered bodies of loved ones in the village of Baje-Baj, near the town of Varzaqan, who were killed in twin earthquakes that hit northwestern Iran. (August 12, 2012)

Iranians search the ruins of buildings at the
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Iranians search the ruins of buildings at the village of Bajebaj, near the city of Varzaqan, in northwest Iran. Two earthquakes in the region have killed at least 250 people and injured more than 2,500, Iranian state television reported Sunday. (Aug. 12, 2012)

Women grieve Sunday over the dead in the
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Women grieve Sunday over the dead in the village of Bajebaj near the city of Varzaqan in northwest Iran. Two earthquakes Saturday left swaths of damage in the region near the Azerbaijan boarder. (Aug. 12, 2012)

Family members mourn in a makeshift morgue in
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Family members mourn in a makeshift morgue in Varzaqan in northwest Iran, after two earthquakes Saturday killed at least 250 and injured thousands. (Aug.t 11, 2012)

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An injured woman awaits treatment at a field
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An injured woman awaits treatment at a field clinic set up by Red Crescent aid workers in the town of Varzaqan where two earthquakes caused serious damage. (Aug. 11, 2012)

Bystanders wait anxiously as rescuers work through the
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Bystanders wait anxiously as rescuers work through the rubble seeking survivors after two earthquakes devastated much of the town of Varzaqan, Iran. (Aug. 11, 2012)

With powerful lights on the scene, rescuers work
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With powerful lights on the scene, rescuers work through the night Saturday looking for survivors trapped in the collapse of buildings in a village near Varzaqan, Iran. Two two strong earthquakes Saturday afternoon shook the region in northwest Iran. (Aug. 11, 2012)

Iranian residents rescue a woman in the rubble
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Iranian residents rescue a woman in the rubble of a house in Sourmah village, near the town of Varzaqan, after twin earthquakes hit northwestern Iran. (August 11, 2012)

A victim of Saturday's earthquake sits amongs the
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A victim of Saturday's earthquake sits amongs the ruins of buildings at the village of Bajebaj near the city of Varzaqan in northwestern Iran. Twin earthquakes that struck the area Saturday killed at least 250 people and injured more than 2,500, Iranian state television said on Sunday. (Aug. 12, 2012)

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