Iran’s death toll climbs to 530 after powerful earthquake near Iran-Iraq border
The death toll in Iran has climbed to 530 after a powerful earthquake struck the Iran and Iraq border region Sunday, Iran’s state-run news agency said.
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Over 7,400 others in Iran were injured, the IRNA news agency said.
The magnitude-7.3 quake hit Iran much harder than Iraq. Seven deaths and 535 injuries were reported in Iraq, the Interior Ministry said, according to The Associated Press.