Iraq: Student gives harrowing account of earthquake in Erbil

At least four people were killed in Iraq and several died across the border in Iran on Sunday when a strong earthquake hit the region, officials and state media in the two countries reported. A student dormitory in Erbil was hit by the quake, where a student gave her testimony of a frightening experience. Nobody was killed there but there were reports of injuries. The epicenter of the... Еще earthquake was located in the town of Penjwin, in the province of Sulaymaniyah in the Iraqi Kurdistan region. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake measured a magnitude of 7.3, whereas an Iraqi meteorology official measured its magnitude at 6.5. Across the border in Iran, state TV reported that several people were killed and many others injured when at least eight border villages were hit by the quake.

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