Iran-Iraq Earthquake: Sri Lanka Missions In Tehran And Baghdad Confirm That No Sri Lankans Are Affected

November 14, 2017

The Sri Lanka Missions in Tehran and Baghdad have confirmed that there are no Sri Lankan casualties among those affected by the Iran-Iraq earthquake.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry said the Missions in Tehran and Baghdad remain on alert and in contact with local authorities.

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the border between Iran and Iraq on Monday, killing as many as 450 people and injuring thousands more.

The quake is considered the deadliest earthquake so far this year, displacing several thousand, and affecting those on either side of the border.




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