EMERGENCY: EARTHQUAKE ON IRAN-IRAQ BORDER
Over 400 people have died in the deadliest earthquake of 2017, which struck the border region between Iraq and Iran yesterday. The powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, and it is estimated that thousands of people have been injured. The quake, which reached a depth of 23 km (just over 14 miles) according to the US Geological Survey, was felt across the region with aftershocks hitting Pakistan, Lebanon, Kuwait and Turkey, news agencies in those countries reported.
Unfortunately, death toll is rising as international relief organizations rush to the region for rescue efforts. Embrace Relief has also been in contact with volunteers in the region and became one of the first responders to the disaster.
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