- 14 Nov
- Written by Edward Carney
Since it struck on Sunday night, there have been numerous reports on the 7.3 magnitude earthquake near the Iran-Iraq border, which indicate that it is the deadliest earthquake this year. As of Monday evening, official figures from inside Iran indicated that 413 deaths had been confirmed, while more than 7,000 people had been injured. Furthermore, some relief agencies were indicating that an additional 70,000 people had been displaced and were in need of shelter.