Afganistan earthquake kills at least 1,000 peoples
Afghanistan Earthquake Updates:
About more than 1000 people are reported to have died in a severe earthquake in Afghanistan. The earthquake was so strong that it caused there heavy destruction in many parts of country’s including Paktika province. More than 100 of people have been confirmed dead in Paktika and Khost areas. The magnitude of this earthquake was felt as far as till Pakistan.
The earthquake in Afghanistan has caused great devastation. There was an earthquake of 6.1 magnitude. After this, only destruction and destruction could be seen around. More than 1,000 people have been killed so far in the earthquake, according to an Afghan official . This figure keeps on increasing. At the same time, more than 1500 people have also been reported injured. According to officials, many people’s houses have also been destroyed due to this disaster.
Earthquake in Pakistan :
Earlier on Tuesday night, earthquake tremors were felt in Pakistan also. An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude occurred here at 2.24 pm. It is heartening to note that there were no casualties or property damage in the Pakistan earthquake. Apart from this, earthquake shocks were also felt in Malaysia late in the night. The magnitude of the earthquake in Malaysia was 5.1 .
So many dead bodies were laid that the graves are being prepared continuously :
The earthquake struck early Wednesday. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the quake was about 44 km (27 mi) from the city of Khost in southeastern Afghanistan, at a depth of 51 km. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center put the quake at 6.1, while the USGS said it was 5.9. According to Mohammad Naseem Haqqani, chief of the Disaster Management Authority of the Taliban administration, apart from Paktika, more lives have been lost in Nangarhar and Khost. Interior ministry official in the Taliban government, Salahuddin Ayubi, said so many deaths had occurred that graves had to be dug continuously to bury the dead. Many bodies are still buried under the rubble. The country’s supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada said that this area is mountainous and inaccessible, so the rescue will take time.
The European Seismological Agency, EMSC, said the tremors were felt more than 500 kilometers by 119 million people in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. This situation is expected to make rescue operations more complicated in a country of 38 million people.