13 Nov '17, 4pm

More Than 300 Dead and Thousands Injured After Massive #Earthquake Strikes Iran-Iraq Border

More Than 300 Dead and Thousands Injured After Massive #Earthquake Strikes Iran-Iraq Border

More Than 300 Dead and Thousands Injured After Massive Earthquake Strikes Iran-Iraq Border By Jake Johnson Rescue teams in Iran and Iraq continued urgently searching through the rubble of collapsed buildings Monday after a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the nations' border region Sunday night, killing more than 300 people and injuring thousands. More than 100 aftershocks reportedly followed the quake, which forced thousands to flee from their homes and subsequently sparked landslides that hindered rescue efforts. According to Iranian Red Crescent, a disaster relief organization, the earthquake and its aftermath has left more than 70,000 people in need of emergency shelter. Kokab Fard, a 49-year-old resident of the Iranian town Sarpol-e-Zahab, told the Associated Press (AP) that she was forced to leave all of her belongings behind as she escaped her collapsing apa...

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