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Deadliest earthquake in Iran kills 530, injures more than 8000

REUTERS
Published : Nov 15, 2017, 2:17 pm IST
Updated : Nov 15, 2017, 2:19 pm IST

Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations had ended.

The western province of Kermanshah that was hit on Sunday by the 7.3-magnitude quake. (Photo: AFP)
 The western province of Kermanshah that was hit on Sunday by the 7.3-magnitude quake. (Photo: AFP)

Ankara:  At least 530 people were killed in Iran's deadliest earthquake in more than a decade, state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday, adding that more than 8,000 others were injured.

Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations had ended in the western province of Kermanshah that was hit on Sunday by the 7.3-magnitude quake.

Tags: earthquake, irna, natural calamity, hassan rouhani
Location: Turkey, Ankara, Ankara