Kashmar (IP) - On Tuesday afternoon, the five-magnitude earthquake in Kashmar in the Khorasan-Razavi province, northeastern Iran, caused damage and destruction to some buildings and houses.

Iran PressIran news: As a result of this earthquake, four people were killed and 120 others injured in the villages, 35 of them were hospitalized.

Kashmar is a city in the Central District of Kashmar County, Razavi Khorasan Province northeastern Iran.

The earthquake originated at a depth of 10 kilometers. Atop several tectonic plates, Iran frequently experiences seismic activity and earthquakes as a recurrent natural hazard.

Rescue teams are helping the victims.