Update 1:56 p.m.: Things seem to be getting worse in Pakistan while the Iranian government is stil denying there have been any deaths on their side of the border. The AFP reports the Pakistani military are mobilized and helping people in the Mashikail area after some homes were flattened in the area following the quake. Some 34 people have died in Pakistan so far while over 80 are injured.
Update 9:11 a.m.: An official for an Iranian crisis center is denying the Reuters report of hundreds of people dying on state television. Morteza Akbarpour was quoted on INSA as saying, "so far, [the quake] has not caused any fatalities." "There were no fatalities in the towns around the epicentre," he added.
Update 9:05 a.m.: The numbers are still coming out in Iran. Iran's state-owned Press TV are no retracting their 40 dead figure, and revising it back to "dozens" killed in Tuesday's quake. "Iran's Red Crescent said it was facing a 'complicated emergency situation' in the area with villages scattered over desolate hills and valleys," the Associated Press reports. On April 9, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake killed 37 people and injured 850 more as it flattened homes and shook buildings near Busheher.