WORLD Death toll from Afghanistan earthquake reaches 1,000: official

WORLD

Death toll from Afghanistan earthquake reaches 1,000: official

AFP

17:20, June 22, 2022

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The death toll from an overnight earthquake in Afghanistan has reached at least 1,000, an official from one of the worst-hit provinces said Wednesday.

"The number is increasing. People are digging grave after grave," Mohammad Amin Huzaifa, head of the Information and Culture Department in Paktika, said in a message to journalists.


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