Over 100 people wounded as 7.3 magnitude quake hits Iraq-Iran borders

Destruction caused by earthquake that hits Sulaimaniya

Sulaimaniya ( Fifty persons have been wounded in Darbandikhan town in Sulaimaniya, as an earthquake hit the region on Sunday, the police department in Sulaimaniya announced.

In a statement, Iqbal Mohamed, head of the department, said they were notified by Darbandikhan police that fifty persons were wounded as a result of the earthquake.

All the wounds were slight, he added,

The US Geological Survey said the quake measured a magnitude of 7.3, hitting southeast of Sulaimaniya.

Several regions including Kurdistan and Iraqi cities as well as areas in Iran and Kuwait felt the quake.

In Klar, a child was reportedly killed, while 75 others were wounded due to the earthquake, the mayor told Shafaq News.

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