Western Iran fatal quake death toll rises to 620

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA - The death toll of the November 12 deadly earthquake in the western Iranian province of Kermanshah has risen to 620, Iranian Legal Medicine Organization announced on Monday.

All 41 dead who were identified today were from Sarpol-e Zahab.

The number of the dead in western cities is as follow:

Sarpol-e Zahab: 559 people, 1 yet unidentified

Salas-e Babajani: 23 people

Dalahu: 19 people

Qasr-e Shirin: 16 people

Kermanshah: 1 person

Eslamabad: 1 person

One person is also identified

In the 7.3-magnitude quake that hit Kermanshah Province near the border with Iraq, hundreds of people were also injured.

The epicenter of the 7.3-magnitude that hit Kermanshah Province near the border with Iraq on November 12 quake was at 34.86 degrees latitude and 45.9 degrees longitude, at the depth of 11 km.

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