Iraqi Red Crescent: Increasing the numbers of the earthquake victims to 8 dead and more than 400 wounded people.

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society(IRCS) has announced the increase in the numbers of the earthquake victims that hit the cities of Iraq to 8 dead and 425 wounded people most of them are from Sulaymaniyah governorate areas, in Klar area two people were killed and more than 100 people injured while in Darbandekhan district four people were killed and more than 100 wounded, in Halapcha area more than 100 people were injured, while in the center of Sulaymaniyah governorate one man killed and more than 50 people affected by the earthquake, also Khanaqin area has witnessed more than 75 injured citizen.
The IRCS has reported in a statement that the relief teams of the IRCS have recorded massive damages to the private and public property in the cities that witnessed the earthquake especially in Sulaymaniyah governorate, the IRCS has started the relief activities since last night and helped to evacuate the citizens and transported the injured people. 

About Iraqi Red Crescent Society

An independent national humanitarian society that works to reduce the suffering and pain of people without discrimination during the peace and war , natural disasters and non-natural disasters , it is also considered one of the most activist societies in the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent. The work of the society depends on the principle of voluntary work which considered the base in IRCS work , that the voluntary service is embodied the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent international movement which considered volunteers the basic block in the society work , that the voluntary relief doesn’t work for any interest or seek for any profit .

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