Afghan officials scramble to reach quake zone, death toll 1,000

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Thu, 2022-06-23 05:40

Kabul: Afghan officials on Thursday struggled to reach a remote area hit by an earthquake that killed 1,000 people, but poor communication and a lack of proper roads hampered their efforts, officials said.
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck early Wednesday in arid mountains with small settlements near the border with Pakistan, about 160 km southeast of Kabul.

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