• Thursday, December 08, 2022


One killed, several injured as 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan

Pakistan’s Cholistan Desert

By: Keerthi Mohan

An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude hit Afghanistan on Wednesday and its tremors were felt in Pakistan and India. The tremors resulted in the death of a girl child and injured at least 11 others in Pakistan, reports said. The child from Pakistan’s Quetta town was killed after the roof of her house collapsed during the earthquake. Deputy Commissioner Shabir Mengal said there were incidents in other parts of Quetta, and some villages in the Balochistan province also felt the tremors. “The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. Emergency has been declared in all hospitals,” he said, according…

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