Earthquake kills at least 1,000 in Afghanistan as rescuers race against time

by 24britishtvJune 22, 2022, 2:50 p.m. 17
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AT least 1,000 people have died after a powerful earthquake struck Afghanistan. Authorities say more than 1,500 people have also been injured in remote parts of the south of the country as the huge tremors from the 6.1 magnitude quake crushed people in their homes. The quake - Afghanistan's deadliest in two decades - struck about 44km from the city of Khost, near the Pakistani border, at a depth of 51km early on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. Read more: Horror Afghanistan earthquake leaves at least 1,000 dead as apocalyptic tremors crush people in their homes https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18963756/afghanistan-earthquake-950-dead-crush-people/ The Sun newspaper brings you the latest breaking news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know Read The Sun: http://www.thesun.co.uk Like The Sun on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesun/ Follow The Sun on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSun Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/1633225139

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