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Death Buzz on Iran-Iraq Border by Earthquake

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[Updated:13 November 2017 14:20]
Death Buzz on Iran-Iraq Border by Earthquake

More than 200 people died and around 1700 injured by Earthquake

More than 200 people died and around 1700 injured when a powerful magnitude|(7.3) earthquake hit the region on Sunday. Epicenter of the earthquake was across the border in Iraq. The earthquake was so powerful that its tremors was also felt in Israel, Turkey and Kuwait. 
 
The quake destroyed the area and left around 70,000 people homeless. Most of the victims were of Iran especially the people belonged from the region of Sarporal-e-Zahab and Darbandikhan, which is about 15km from the border.  
 
Iraq's Meteorological Organization warned the citizens through Iraqi TV to stay away from building and stop using elevators. Telecommunication system and power cuts system has been disturbed because of which some villages suffered. 
 
Iran has its position on major fault lines and is prone to frequent earthquakes.