Tehran, Nov 13 (AFP) The death toll of a major earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border overnight rose to 328 dead on the Iranian side of the border today, the coroner’s office said.

At least another 2,530 were injured in the 7.3-magnitude quake that hit late yesterday, state television reported the office as saying.

A previous toll stood at 207 dead and 1,700 wounded.

(AFP)

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.