At Least 1,000 Killed in Afghanistan Earthquake, Officials Say


Local people throughout eastern Afghanistan are digging graves in villages reduced to rubble by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 1000 people One villager interviewed by the state run news agency says in pashtu 35 members of his family died in the quake including his sons and grandchildren meanwhile survivors are digging many by hand through hard to reach villages in the east which had been reduced to rubble the agency adds an estimated 1500 others are reported injured the quake is Afghanistan's deadliest in two decades and officials say the toll could rise I'm Charles De

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