Quake victims' agony.MOURNERS wailed yesterday as they lowered the body of young earthquake victim into its final resting place.
The child was among the dead in the Iranian village of Khalegh Ali after three quakes struck the Lorestan area.
Aid was beginning to flood into the country after more than 70 people died in Friday's disaster. About 1200 were injured in·jure
tr.v. in·jured, in·jur·ing, in·jures
1. To cause physical harm to; hurt.
2. To cause damage to; impair.
3. after 15,000 homes were damaged.
Russia sent a planeload of humanitarian aid Humanitarian aid is material or logistical assistance provided for humanitarian purposes, typically in response to humanitarian crises. The primary objective of humanitarian aid is to save lives, alleviate suffering, and maintain human dignity. while Iran's strained relations with the US warmed slightly as they offered Tehran help.
Telephone lines and electricity and gas supplies were all cut.
The authorities rushed tents and blankets to the thousands of survivors sleeping outdoors.
Most of the parks in the provincial capital Noun 1. provincial capital - the capital city of a province
capital - a seat of government
city, metropolis, urban center - a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city" , Khoramabad, and the city of Boroujerd, were filled with homeless people.
Survivor Hossein Mousivand said: "I lost my livelihood. I had 140 sheep and cows. Now I am left with a destroyed farm and 50 animals."
Distress: Wrapped in a sheet, the child's body is lowered into a grave' Tears: Woman cries at grave