Quake toll rises

Mercury (Hobart) - - WORLD -

THE death toll from the earth­quake that struck Iran on Sun­day has reached 445, ac­cord­ing to the Iran’s Tas­nim News Agency. More than 7300 peo­ple have been in­jured by the mag­ni­tude 7.3 quake cen­tred on the Iran-Iraq bor­der. Of­fi­cials said the toll would rise as res­cue teams reached re­mote ar­eas for peo­ple trapped in rub­ble.

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