More than 300 killed in earthquake near Iraq-Iran border

Tragedy last night in the Middle East, where a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Iraq-Iran border region, killing more than 330 people in both countries and injuring thousands.
   
Iran's state news agency says Iran's western Kermanshah province bore the brunt of the temblor - it reports 328 deaths and nearly four-thousand others injured in the quake, which was felt as far west as the Mediterranean coast.
   
In Iraq, the government says the quake killed at least seven people and injured 535 in the country's northern, Kurdish region.