Tehran (IP) – Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman condoled the Indonesian nation and government over the deadly earthquake which killed 271 people.

Iran PressIran News: Nasser Kanaani expressed his sympathy to the victims’ families and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.

A powerful earthquake has shaken Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing 271 people and injuring hundreds of others – with rescuers searching for survivors trapped under the rubble amid a series of aftershocks.

The epicenter of the 5.6 magnitude earthquake was near the town of Cianjur in mountainous West Java, about 75km southeast of the capital, Jakarta. The region has a population of more than 2.5 million people.


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