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Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing at least 168

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by November 14, 2017 World News

BAGHDAD/ANKARA (Reuters) – At least 168 people were killed in Iraq and Iran on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble.

At least 164 people were killed in Iran, Behnam Saeedi, a spokesman for Iran’s National Disaster Management Organization, said on the state television. More than 1,650 were injured, he said. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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