Iran quake toll rises to 328 dead and over 2,500 injured: official

November 13, 2017 12:25 pm
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Map showing the epicenter of a 7.3-magnitude quake on the Iraq-Iran border Sunday that has has left at least 135 people dead/AFP

, TEHRAN, Iran, Nov 13 – The death toll of a major earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border overnight rose to 328 dead on the Iranian side of the border on Monday, the coroner’s office said.

At least another 2,530 were injured in the 7.3-magnitude quake that hit late Sunday, state television reported the office as saying. A previous toll stood at 207 dead and 1,700 wounded.

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