The majority of casualties have come from the town of Sarpol-e Zahab, located in Iran’s western Kermanshah province and approximately 15 km (10 miles) away from the border, where a search for survivors has begun. The town’s main hospital was severely damaged, leaving it struggling to treat hundreds of wounded, state TV reported. Additionally, there have been 7 reported deaths and 500 injured people in Iraq, where residents fled from their homes into the streets of Baghdad, Iraq’s capital.
IDRF is actively monitoring the situation and will keep you informed of new developments that occur within the coming days.
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