Xi sends condolences to Iranian counterpart over massive earthquake

2017-11-14 05:09:45 GMT2017-11-14 13:09:45(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

VIENTIANE, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sent condolences to his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, over a massive earthquake in Iran which left at least 445 people dead and over 7100 others injured.

The 7.3-magnitude tremor struck near the Iran-Iraq border area on Sunday with its epicenter located approximately 32 km south of the city of Halabja in eastern Iraq.