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Iranian President Rouhani in Kermanshah to assess quake damage

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According to the latest figures, about 445 people have lost their lives and over 7,000 others sustained injuries in the quake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rattled the border region between Iran and Iraq. The region was initially struck by two tremors with magnitudes of 7.2 and 7.3, followed by numerous aftershocks, which were also felt in Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Israel.

Rouhani extended condolences to the families' victims of affected by the huge earthquake that claimed the lives of hundreds and injured thousands.

Arriving at Kermanshah airport Tuesday morning, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed that his administration, armed forces and the Iranian nation will utilize all their resources and capacities to assist the earthquake-stricken people of Kermanshah so that they would return to normal living conditions as soon as possible.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif appreciated the messages of sympathy from around the world.