Earthquake hits Iran-Iraq border region, felt in Baghdad

Amman, Jan. 11 (Petra)– An earthquake jolted the Iran-Iraq border region on Thursday, causing some panic in Baghdad and central Iraq, according to residents and state-run media.

The tremor hit the Iranian province of Kermanshah where an earthquake killed 620 people in November, Iranian state TV said, adding that rescue teams had been dispatched to the region.

“The quake jolted the city of Sumar that is located between Ilam and Kermanshah provinces. So far, no fatalities or injuries have been reported,” a local official told Iranian TV.

Source: Jordan News Agency