On the Iraq side of the border, 11 people were killed and the most damage was seen in Darbandikhan, near the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
At least 450 people have been killed and thousands are injured near the Iran-Iraq border after the region was rocked by a powerful 7.3 magnitude natural disaster, authorities said Monday.
According to recent reports, bordering the Iraqi province of Sulaymaniyah the victims of the quake were 7 people, and about 150 wounded.
So far, rescue operation and assessment is being conducted on the ground and relief items including tents, ground sheets, blankets, kitchen sets, and food items such as canned food and rice are being distributed among the affected people and the people staying outdoor, scaring of getting back to their houses. Filed with the United Nations within a radius of 15 km from the epicenter of the quake live about 19 thousand people.
But more aid was still needed.
"We need help, we need everything, the authorities should speed up their help", she said. Meshkat told Reuters, "More people will die because of the cold".
He added that "psychological support teams" had been sent to these areas.
The Iranian Red Crescent said many areas lacked water and electricity and that aid supplies were being hampered by blocked roads. President Hassan Rouhani is due to visit the region on Tuesday.
However, Iranian officials said there were no longer any likelihood of finding survivors and called the rescue off.
The report overnight by the IRNA news agency said the number of injured in the quake now stood at 7,460.
Also, 40 ambulances, 55 4WD vehicles, 9 rescue vehicles, and 5 helicopters have been dispatched by Relief and Rescue Organisation of the Iranian Red Crescent Society from the first hours of the morning for assistance.
The quake was centred near the border of Iraq and Iran, and was felt for hundreds of kilometres.
At least 339 people have been killed in the quake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale.
Thirteen years later, a catastrophic quake flattened swathes of the ancient southeastern Iranian city of Bam, killing at least 31,000.