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Death toll from earthquake in western Iran climbs to 440 (UPDATING) (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 04:50:00 +0100   trendnews-az (en)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13. Trend: 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.

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Quake in western Iran kills 430 (UPDATING) (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:03:00 +0100   trendnews-az (en)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13. Trend: 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.

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Vice-President and Head of Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization Ali Asqar Mounesan announced on Monday that a number of historical places have been damaged in the strong quake which hit Western Iran on Sunday night.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:46:00 +0100   farsnews-en (en)

"5 historical sites in Kermanshah province and over 7 monuments in Ilam province have been damaged by the earthquake," Mounesan said on Monday. Yet, he assured that the historical monuments have sustained 20% damage and can be mended and restored, and expressed relief that the artifacts being kept....

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Iran (Islamic Republic of): Strong Quake Jolts Western Iran
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:24:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit western part of Iran along the border with Iraq on Sunday Nov.12, 2017 at 21:48 pm local time, killing at least 328 people and injuring more than 3950 up to now. According to the official reports, Power is cut off in the cities of Qasre-Shirin, Gilane-Garb, Kermanshah,....

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Quake in western Iran kills 407, injures 6,700 (UPDATING) (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:01:00 +0100   trendnews-az (en)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13. Trend: 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.

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Quake in western Iran kills 407, injures 6,700 (UPDATING)
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:01:00 +0100   trendnews-az (en)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13. Trend: 18:34 (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.

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Quake death toll in western Iran over 370, some 6,000 injured (UPDATING) (PHOTO,VIDEO)
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:58:00 +0100   trendnews-az (en)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13. Trend: 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.

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TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian government and military forces launched massive relief and rescue operations in the quake-stricken areas in Western Iran on Monday, pressing men and machine into service in the ravaged regions.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:57:00 +0100   farsnews-en (en)

"21 helicopters, 3 airplanes, 140 ambulances and a number of sniffer dogs have been sent to the quake-hit areas so far," Behnam Saeedi, a spokesman for Iran's National Disaster Management Organization, said on Monday morning. Also, an airplane carrying the wounded people landed at Tehran's Mehrabad....

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Leaders and senior officials of different world states extended their condolences to the Iranian government and people, specially those who have lost their beloved ones in the deadly earthquake in Western Iran on Sunday.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:25:00 +0100   farsnews-en (en)

A strong earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rattled all cities and towns along Iran's West ern border with Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 350 people and wounding over 5,953 others. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Russian President Vladimir Putin, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica....

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Quake death toll in western Iran surpasses 320, over 2500 injured
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:04:00 +0100   azernews (en)

By Trend 12:38 (GMT +4) The earthquake death toll in western Iran has increased to 328, meanwhile over 2530 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.

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Quake death toll in western Iran surpasses 320, over 2500 injured (UPDATING) (PHOTO)
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:55:00 +0100   trendnews-az (en)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13. Trend: 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.

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani in separate messages underlined the necessity for using all forces and possibilities to help the people hurt in the recent 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Western Iran.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:49:00 +0100   farsnews-en (en)

"The officials are required to use all their efforts and power in the first hours to help the hurt people, specially those who are still under the ruins, and prevent increasing tolls by using all existing possibilities rapidly," Ayatollah Khamenei said in his message on Monday.

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Powerful quake leaves more than 300 dead in western Iran
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:25:00 +0100   WashingtonPost (en)

TEHRAN — A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing at least 328 people and injuring about 1,700 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, state media there said. The Baghdad government did not immediately give word on damage or casualties in that country. The 7.

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Quake death toll in western Iran surpasses 210, over 250 injured (UPDATE 5) (PHOTO)
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:23:00 +0100   trendnews-az (en)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13. Trend: 11:33 (GMT +4) The earthquake death toll in western Iran has increased to 214, meanwhile over 250 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.

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Powerful quake leaves at least 200 dead in western Iran
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:23:00 +0100   WashingtonPost (en)

TEHRAN — A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing at least 200 people and injuring about 1,700 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, state media there said. The Baghdad government did not immediately give word on damage or casualties in that country. The 7.

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Quake Toll in West Iran Passes 200, Rescue Operations Underway
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:35:00 +0100   almanar-en (en)

At least 207 people have been killed and 1,700 injured after a massive earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck west of Iran along the country’s border with Iraq on Sunday night. Iranians, fighting time, hurried early Monday to dig out survivors trapped in dozens of collapsed buildings....

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Quake death toll in western Iran reaches surpasses 200 (UPDATE 5) (PHOTO)
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:51:00 +0100   trendnews-az (en)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13. Trend: 09:58 (GMT +4) The earthquake death toll in western Iran has reached 207 people with more than 164 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....

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Quake death toll rises to 168, while 1683 people injured in western Iran
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:04:00 +0100   iran-daily (en)

The epicenter of the quake, which occurred at around 09:18 pm local time on Sunday (0040 GMT on Monday), was 32 kilometers south of the Iraqi city of Halabja, in Iraqi Kurdistan, and just across the border from Iran, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

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Earthquakes jolt northern Iraq, western Iran
Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:04:00 +0100   iran-daily (en)

An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale has hit northern part of Iraq near border with Iran and another measuring 4.5 on Richter scale hit some areas in Kermanshah province, western Iran, Sunday evening. The quake happened on Sunday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) southeast of the Iraqi Kurdish....

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Strong 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolts northern Iraq, western Iran
Sun, 12 Nov 2017 21:18:00 +0100   iran-daily (en)

An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter Scale has hit northern part of Iraq near border with Iran and some parts of western Iran, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says. The quake happened on Sunday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) southeast of the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaymaniyah, it added. The USGS initially reported that the quake was of a 7.

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