Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 920 people


A powerful earthquake in eastern Afghanistan has damaged buildings and killed hundreds of people Cell phone video provided by Afghanistan state news agency shows victims hurt in a magnitude 6.1 earthquake early Wednesday being treated outside of a clinic in a remote village near the border with Pakistan The narrator describes a rush of injuries and asks for emergency measures to be taken The earthquake could be felt at least 300 miles away in Pakistan and India images circulating online from Paktika province showed destroyed stone houses with residents picking through clay bricks and other rubble and people being carried into helicopters to be evacuated An emergency official puts the death toll over 900 and likely to rise The UN resident coordinator in Afghanistan says the response is on its way Many international aid agencies left the country last year after the Taliban took over complicating rescue and aid efforts I'm

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