Iran-Iraq earthquake: What happened and why

Aljezeera’s report on the earthquake

Death toll The majority of victims were Iranian. IRNA, the country’s state news service, said on Tuesday that at least 530 people were killed and 7,817 were injured. Officials in Kermanshah said most of the Iranian deaths were in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab where 236 people died. At least 10 people killed in Iraq. The Iraqi Red Crescent said that 10 people were killed in Iraq’s northern province of Sulaimaniyah, and 430 people were injured there. No injuries in neighbouring countries. Although tremors were felt beyond Iraq and Iran, no injuries have been reported in the neighbouring countries