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7.2 magnitude earthquake kills 130 and injures more than 1000

Dozens of people are dead, and hundreds more injured, after a powerful earthquake struck the border of Iran and Iraq.

Posted: Nov. 12, 2017 6:49 PM
Updated: Nov. 12, 2017 6:53 PM

Dozens of people are dead, and hundreds more injured, after a powerful earthquake struck the border of Iran and Iraq.

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The US geological survey says the 7.2 magnitude quake was centered around 19 miles outside the eastern Iraqi city of Halabja.

Currently, 130 people are dead and more than 1,000 injured, according to CNN.

The last death toll was around 61. 

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