Iran quake toll rises to 328 dead and over 2,500 injured: official


TEHRAN, Nov 13, 2017 (BSS/AFP) – The death toll of a major earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border overnight rose to 328 dead on the Iranian side of the border on Monday, the coroner’s office said.

At least another 2,530 were injured in the 7.3-magnitude quake that hit late Sunday, state television reported the office as saying. A previous toll stood at 207 dead and 1,700 wounded.