British Foreign Secretary extends condolences over deadly quake in Iran

IRNA – British Foreign Secretary voiced condolences over the deadly earthquake in western Iran which resulted in killing of hundreds of people and injuring thousands of others.

‘Deepest condolences with the people of Iran and Iraq following last night’s deadly earthquake. The UK stands ready to help the victims and the recovery effort,’ Boris Johnson said in his Twitter message released on Monday.

The 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Kermanshah Province, western Iran has so far claimed the lives of 348 people and injured 6,603 more.