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At least 1,000 people were killed and over 1,500 were injured following a 5.9-magnitude earthquake Wednesday morning that struck a mountainous region of southeastern Afghanistan near the Pakistan border.
The earthquake was reportedly felt across several provinces and into Pakistan – though no large scale damage was seen in the neighboring country.
Some of the areas in Afghanistan that felt the quake most violently are remote spots in which telecommunications is poor at best and hospitals are far away. For these reasons, the reported number of deaths is expected to rise considerably.More than 25 villages were near completely destroyed, according to […]