Transcript for Hundreds dead in earthquake near Iran-Iraq border
That breaking news overnight a devastating seven point three magnitude earthquake has rocked the Middle East overnight. Hundreds dead along the border of Iran and Iraq an urgent search for survivors now. And our senior foreign correspondent in panel is in London with all the latest good morning Ian. Yet of moaning George Stratton deadly seven point three magnitude earthquake. Scented near the Iran Iraq border and just forty miles below the Earth's surface which of course increased the risk of death and destruction the is some of the images of what happened when it struck people running for their lives from a restaurant. At a local TV station reports who was all that has a quake struck you can see that. Panic on his face more than 330. Killed and thousands injured the vast majority of them sense it's actually in Iran itself. Now people are in severe need of aid and assistance tens of thousands now homeless without shelter Powell all walks out. More aftershocks still being felt as a rescue operation extended. And the desperate search for survivors continues George and long they had him panel thanks very much.
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