Bam, Iran (IslamicRepublicof)
AN INJURED IRANIAN WOMAN IS TREATED IN A MOSQUE IN KERMAN AFTER AN EARTH QUAKE IN IRAN.
An injured Iranian woman is tended to in a mosque in Kerman, the regional capital, after an earthquake struck Bam, 1285 kilometres southeast of Tehran December 26, 2003. A pre-dawn earthquake razed much of the ancient Silk Road city of Bam in Iran on Friday, killing more than 20,000 people and injuring tens of thousands more, government officials said. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl