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Iran earthquake

Iran earthquake

Iran said on Tuesday that rescue operations have ended in areas hit by a powerful weekend quake that killed at least 450 people and injured thousands of others, state television reported.

Iraqis search for the trapped citizens over the collapsed buildings after a 7.3 magnitude quake hit northern Iraq.

As a result of the 7.3-magnitude quake on November 12 on the Iran-Iraq border, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported Tuesday that the death toll had risen to at least 432 with 7,817 injured.

The US government expressed condolences to the Iranian people despite President Donald Trump's "aggressive" policy towards the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported.

"My home is now a pile of mud and broken tiles.

And the government will surely follow up on these issues and identify the culprits and introduce them to the people", said Rouhani.

In some areas, no building was left standing and those that were had been deserted for fear they could come crashing down at any moment.

He said most were treated for minor injuries and released, with fewer than 1,000 still hospitalised. All the relatives were there ... like 50 people.

Mehr is Farsi for kindness, and under the scheme hundreds of homes were built in Sarpol-e Zahab. "In coming days, the cold will continue and we'll need temporary accommodation". "Where is the aid?"

In Iraq, the quake killed at least seven people and injured 535 others, all in the country's northern, semiautonomous Kurdish region, according to its Interior Ministry.

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People react as they run following an natural disaster in Sarpol-e Zahab county in Kermanshah, Iran.

Television showed footage of rescue workers frantically combing through the rubble of dozens of villages immediately after the quake.

Tempers frayed in the quake-hit area as the search went on for survivors amidst the twisted rubble of collapsed buildings.

But Iranian officials said the chances of finding any more survivors were extremely low.

With the feeling of devastation lingering for the dozens of Winnipeg families sitting helplessly and waiting, they've made a decision to put together a Go Fund me page to help the more than 7,000 people injured by the quake.

On Monday, Iranian officials said they were setting up relief camps for the displaced and that 22,000 tents, 52,000 blankets and tonnes of food and water had been distributed, reported Agence France-Presse. My family members live in a village near Sarpol-e Zahab. Groups clustered around bonfires trying to warm themselves.

"You can hear children crying; it's too cold". Parks had become encampments dotted with multicolored tents as soldiers patrolled to deter looting and anti-riot police supervised the distribution of food and water.

"I think it was only God that saved us", she said. "It was dark and terrifying and I don't know how we managed to get out of building", she said.

"More people will die because of cold". Behnam Saeedi, a spokesman for the country's crisis management headquarters, told two semi-official news agencies that casualty figures stood at 407 killed and 6,700 injured.

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