Iraq earthquake: Death toll rises
Sulaimaniyah, Iraq, Nov 12: A powerful earthquake rocked northeastern Iraq on Sunday killed at least six people and injured 150 others in the country, officials said.
"Four people were killed by the earthquake" in Darbandikhan, the town's mayor Nasseh Moulla Hassan told AFP.
Another two people were killed in Kalar, according to the director of the hospital in the town about 70 kilometres (45 miles) south of Darbandikhan.
The US Geological Survey said on its website that the magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck 30 kilometres (19 miles) southwest of Halabjah at 9:18