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Iran-Iraq earthquake in photos

Slide 1 of 15: Iraqis search for the trapped citizens over the collapsed buildings after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit northern Iraq in Derbendihan district of Sulaymaniyah, Iraq on November 12, 2017.

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the border region of Iraq and Iran at around 11:46 pm on Nov. 12 with the epicenter being in Halabja, 350 kilometers north of Baghdad. Iranian Students News Agency (Isna) cited the death toll to be nearly 330 across the two countries while the deputy governor of Iranian border province of Kermanshah, Mojtaba Nikkerdar, said that they expect the death toll to rise.

(Pictured) An Iraqi searches for trapped citizens over the collapsed buildings after the earthquake hit northern Iraq in Derbendihan district of Sulaymaniyah.

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