The Taliban has appealed for international aid after a powerful earthquake struck eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 1,000 people.
The 6.1-magnitude earthquake – the country’s deadliest in two decades – destroyed at least 2,000 homes and flattened hundreds of villages.
Around 1,500 people were injured in the quake – which struck the province of Paktika on Tuesday night.
The Taliban’s supreme leader Haibatullah Akhundzada called on international NGOs to ‘spare no effort’ to help those…
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