Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Strikes Southwest Iran

GENEVA, July 18 (Reuters) РA magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near the city of Ahvaz in southwest Iran, the Mehr news agency reported on Thursday.

The quake struck at a depth of 14 kilometres (8.7 miles), acccording to Mehr.

The agency did not provide any information about possible casualties or damage.

(Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)