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Earthquake in japanese Afghanistan injures 10 individuals

ISLAMABAD — An earthquake shook a distant space of japanese Afghanistan on Monday, injuring no less than 10 individuals, a Taliban official stated. It struck in the identical area the place an earthquake final month killed lots of of individuals and brought about widespread devastation.

The U.S. Geological Survey stated Monday’s earthquake had a magnitude of 5.1.

Abdul Wahid Rayan, director of the Taliban information company Bakhtar, stated the quake struck within the Gayan district of the japanese Paktika province.

Final month’s extra highly effective earthquake ignited one more disaster within the struggling nation, additional underscoring the Taliban’s restricted capabilities and isolation. U.N. officers stated on the time that 770 individuals have been killed, whereas the Taliban put the dying toll at 1,150.

Overstretched support teams already preserving thousands and thousands of Afghans alive had rushed provides to victims of the June quake, however most nations responded tepidly to Taliban requires worldwide assist.

The worldwide cut-off of Afghanistan’s financing has deepened the nation’s financial collapse and fueled its humanitarian crises.



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