A 7.3-magnitude earthquake occurred on the border of Iran and Iraq; according to Reuters, death toll made at least 168 people.
The Iranian national authority for prevention of natural disasters reported that most of the deceased were Iranian citizens; 850 were wounded, the government says.
The damage was reported in several provinces; Kermanshah province was the one that suffered the most. Three-days long mourning announced as at least 97 died in Sarpol-e-Zahab in Kermanshah. The local hospital took heavy damage, but took in people for treatment anyway.