An earthquake measuring 4.4 magnitude struck the Khoy province of Iran and was also felt in many provinces of Van.
Snow cleaning works of the closed roads have started after 47 days of the avalanche on the Van-Bahchesaray highway which left 42 people dead.
A minibus transferring illegal immigrants crashed in the Saray district on the border of Van with Iran. The accident affected 20 immigrants. There are no victims.