A strong earthquake struck Iran, Iraq, Kuwait and Turkey
A strong earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale hit the provinces of Anbar, Erbil, Sulaymaniyah and Mosul in Iraq in addition to Kermanshah in Iran, which led to people fleeing their homes.

According to the Iranian Meteorological Agency, according to the official Iranian agency, Iranian provinces adjacent to Iraq witnessed severe tremors on the impact of earthquakes, and affected the cities of Turkey on the borders of Iraq.

The Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported that a slight earthquake was felt by most of the population of Kuwait located on the border with Iraq.

The Iraqi media reported that eyewitnesses said that "an earthquake struck, this evening, the capital Baghdad and the provinces of Babylon, Diyala, Basra, Salah al-Din, Kirkuk, Karbala and Najaf Sulaymaniyah as well as the district of Zakho far north of the country."

They added that 'the tremor included the southernmost of Iraq and northern,' pointing out that the strike led to material damage in a number of areas.

The Kurdish sites noted that according to global indicators of earthquakes, recorded the intensity of the quake between 7.2 to 7.6 on the Richter scale and its center east of Sulaymaniyah to the border with Iran.
A strong earthquake struck Iran, Iraq, Kuwait and Turkey

It was not yet known whether the quake had caused casualties, but the Iraqis had been circulating tips on the application of the "waqshab" to stay away from the houses for at least half an hour to avoid the aftermath of the earthquake.

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