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Iran and Iraq earthquake kills over 200 peo9ple.

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing at least 207 people and injuring about 2,500. One aid agency said 70,000 people needed emergency shelter after the quake, one of the largest this year. Most of those who died were in Iran's western Kermanshah province, officials told state media.At least six more were reported to have died in Iraq, where people fled into the streets in the capital, Baghdad. Mosques in the city have been broadcasting prayers through loudspeakers.

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