• Death toll from Afghanistan's quake rises to 1,150 people

    11 days ago - By B├ęsame

    GAYAN, Afghanistan - The death toll from a devastating earthquake in Afghanistan continued to climb days after it turned brick and stone homes into rubble, killing 1,150 people and wounding scores more, according to the latest figures carried in state media on Friday.
    The country of 38 million people was already in the midst of a spiraling economic crisis that had plunged millions deep into poverty with over a million children at risk of severe malnutrition.
    The magnitude 6 quake has left thousands without shelter. State media reported that close to 3,000 homes were destroyed or badly...
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