Thousands dead after strong earthquake hits Afghanistan

Zindah Jān (AFP) – The death toll from a series of earthquakes in western Afghanistan rose sharply on Sunday to more than 2,000 as rescuers scrabbled for survivors among the ruins of razed villages. Saturday’s magnitude 6.3 quake — followed by eight strong aftershocks — jolted hard-to-reach areas, toppling rural homes.


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