A little baby was taken out of the rubble alive almost 48 hours after a strong quake devastated several cities and villages of Iran's Kermanshah province on Sunday night, leaving at least 435 people dead and over 9,000 wounded.
The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has described the recent deadly earthquake in the country’s western areas as a test for Iranian authorities to perform their duties.
Iran’s education minister says a special budget will be allocated for the immediate reconstruction of at least 22 schools which were totally destroyed in quake-stricken areas in western Iran.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said his forces are working in close cooperation with the Army to help victims of a massive earthquake in western Iran that has killed nearly 400 people.
Two babies have been born and a brain surgery performed in the Iranian Army’s makeshift hospitals in Kermanshah province since Sunday night when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the country’s western areas.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday morning arrived in Kermanshah Province to visit the areas struck by the Sunday night's deadly earthquake, which has so far killed 430 people and wounded over 7,000.
The US Department of State has offered its condolences to the Iranian and Iraqi people affected by the tragic earthquake that has so far killed 430 and wounded 7370 people.
Iranian government has announced Tuesday a day of public mourning following the deadly quake in the western provinces of the country.
Heads of several states and other high-ranking officials from all around the globe have sent messages of condolences to Iran over the Sunday night’s deadly quake which has so far killed over 380 people and wounded nearly 6,000.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered all Iranian officials and military forces to step up their efforts to help the victims of the massive quake that hit the country’s western areas on Sunday night.