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The Powerful Earthquake Along the Iran-
Iraq Border Has Killed At Least 207 People

Associated Press, by Nasser Karimi, Amir Vahdut

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 11/13/2017 1:58:30 AM

Tehran, Iran - A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing 207 people and injuring 1,686 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, Iranian state media said. The Baghdad government did not immediately give word on casualties in that country, though Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi issued a directive for the country’s civil defense teams and “related institutions” to respond to the natural disaster. The magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 19 miles (31 kilometers) outside the eastern Iraqi city of Halabja, according to the most recent measurements from the U.S. Geological Survey. It struck at a depth of

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Anytime a devastating earthquake strikes, it´s a nightmare for the survivors. I was literally leaving San Francisco the next day for Seattle when the 1989 one hit. I was calling a friend in California recalling the events (i was inside a building I thought would collapse on US inside), when I suddenly started crying like a baby. One never knows when a survivor´s "PTSD" will appear.

      


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