Over 400 killed, thousands injured in earthquake near Iran-Iraq border

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 01:07:15 AM. Over 400 people died and more than 7,000 were injured in Iran and Iraq after a powerful earthquake struck the countries' border region Sunday, authorities said. The quake hit Iran much harder than Iraq. In Iran, authorities said at least 407 people were killed and 6,700 were injured, The Associated...
Over 400 people died and more than 7,000 were injured in Iran and Iraq after a powerful earthquake struck the countries' border region Sunday, authorities said. Interested in Earthquakes? Add Earthquakes as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Earthquakes news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Earthquakes Add Interest The quake hit Iran much harder than Iraq. In Iran, authorities said at least 407 people were killed and 6,700 were injured, The Associated Press reported. The area that appeared to be the most devastated was Iran's western Kermanshah province, which is a rural area where people mostly rely on farming, the AP said. Abedin Taherkenareh/EPAIranian Red Crescent and rescue workers try to extract a body of a victim from under a wreckage of a collapsed building in the city of Pole-Zahab, in Kermanshah Province, Iran, Nov. 13, 2017. Abedin Taherkenareh/EPAA car trapped under wreckage after an earthquake in the city of Pole-Zahab, in Kermanshah Province, Iran, Nov. 13, 2017. The Associated PressIn this photo provided by the Iranian Students News Agency, ISNA, people look at destroyed buildings after an earthquake at the city of Sarpol-e-Zahab in western Iran, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunda Abedin Taherkenareh/EPAIranian soldiers carry the body of an earthquake victim near the wreckage of a collapsed building in the city of Pole-Zahab, in Kermanshah Province, Iran, Nov. 13, 2017. In Iraq, at least...Read more
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