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Death toll from earthquake in western Iran climbs to 440

Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan — Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan

Nov. 14--07:08 (GMT +4) At least 445 people have been killed by a strong earthquake in western Iran, TASS reported, citing the Tasnim news agency.

According to the agency, 7,100 people have suffered injuries.

22:23 (GMT +4) Death toll after the devastating quake in western Iran has reached 430, IRNA reported.

21:58 (GMT +4) The earthquake death toll in western Iran has increased to 413, meanwhile over 7156 people were injured, Fars News Agency reported.

18:32 (GMT +4) Death toll after the devastating quake in western Iran has reached 407, with some 6,700 injured, local media outlets report.

15:42 (GMT +4) The quake's death toll has reached 372 people, with some 6,000 injured, Iran's state TV reported.

12:38 (GMT +4) The earthquake death toll in western Iran has increased to 328, meanwhile over 3900 people were injured, local media outlets reported.

11:33 (GMT +4) The earthquake death toll in western Iran has increased to 214, meanwhile over 2500 people were injured, local media outlets reported.

09:58 (GMT +4) The earthquake death toll in western Iran has reached 207 people with more than 1680 injured, local media outlets reported.

09:19 (GMT +4) The number of deaths in Iran as a result of the earthquake that occurred on Sunday at the border of the Islamic Republic and Iraq increased to 164, Press TV reported.

07:32 (GMT +4) Death toll in the earthquake occurred on Iran-Iraq border has risen to 141, Fars News Agency reported. The number of victims exceeds one thousand people.

05:45 (GMT +4) The number of people killed by an earthquake occurred on Iran-Iraq border rises to 129, Fars News Agency reported.

04:27 (GMT +4) The number of deaths in Iran as a result of the earthquake that occurred on Sunday at the border of the Islamic Republic and Iraq increased to 93, This, Press TV reported with reference to the rescue services.

The number of victims has exceeded one thousand people.

According to the created crisis center, the main impact of the earthquake fell on the provinces of Kermanshah and Ilam in the west of Iran.

Local residents who left their homes, stay overnight on the street, burning fires, fearing new tremors. In total for the last three hours, there were recorded 12 repeated shocks from magnitude 3.6 to 4.7.

03:44 (GMT +4) 61 were killed 300 injured as a result of the earthquake occurred on Iran-Iraq border, representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Iran told.

The earthquake hit large parts of Iraq and Iran including the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday evening.

The US Geological Survey put the quake at 7.3 magnitudes, which placed the epicenter southwest of the city of Halabja along the Iraq-Iran border, Reuters reported.

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