KABUL (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 that rocked Afghanistan has killed a minimum of 130 folks within the nation’s east, catastrophe administration officers stated on Wednesday.
The vast majority of confirmed deaths have been within the province of Paktika, the place 100 folks have been killed and 250 injured, stated Mohammad Nassim Haqqani, the top of the Taliban administration’s catastrophe administration authority.
Deaths have been additionally reported within the jap provinces of Nangarhar and Khost, he added, as authorities test for additional casualties.
(Reporting by Mohammad Yunus Yawar in Kabul; Writing by Charlotte Greenfield; Enhancing by Clarence Fernandez)
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