At least 75 injured as M5.8 earthquake hits Iran-Iraq border
Updated 21:06, 09-Jan-2019
At least 75 people were injured by a 5.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Gilangharb city in Kermanshah province in the west of Iran, which is near the Iraqi border on Sunday, the country's head of emergency services told media.
The quake hit at a depth of 25.1 km at around 1342 GMT. Witnesses said the tremor was felt as far as Iraq's capital, Baghdad.
In November, a 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran, injuring more than 700 people.