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At least one person dead, 50 wounded in Iraq after earthquake: officials
November 12, 2017 / 8:29 PM / in 11 days

At least one person dead, 50 wounded in Iraq after earthquake: officials

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - At least one person died and 50 were wounded after a major earthquake struck large parts of Iraq on Sunday, according to local officials.

Health officials said most of the wounded were in Darbandikhan, 75 kilometres (47 miles) east of the major city of Sulaimaniyah in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region. The earthquake struck along the border with Iran.

Reporting by Raya Jalabi; Editing by Susan Fenton

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