Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (C) pays a visit to a village that was damaged by an earthquake in northwestern Iran, August 16, 2012. A strong earthquake struck the Iranian province of East Azerbaijan, killing 306 people and injuring more than 4,000 people on August 11. UPI/Leader.Ir/HO
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