Over 200 people have been killed eathquake hit the Iraq-Iran border

Over 200 people have been killed and more than 1000 injured after a 7.3 magnitude eathquake hit the Iraq-Iran border.

Most of those killed were on the Iranian side and officials say more deaths are expected.

The epicentre of the quake was 30 kilometres south-west of the Iraqi city of Halabja.

CNN’s Julie Martin is monitoring the situation.