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CNN   22 June 2022   Afghanistan   Khost  
<p>Afghanistan was rocked by its deadliest earthquake in decades on Wednesday when a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the country's east, killing more than 1,000 people and wounding many more, according to a regional official.<br />The humanitarian disaster ...
Aljazeera   22 June 2022   Afghanistan   Partika  
<p>Hundreds of people have been killed in Afghanistan&rsquo;s deadliest earthquake in some 20 years.<br />The magnitude 5.9 tremor in the early hours of Wednesday flattened hundreds of homes in the southeastern provinces of Paktika and Khost, killing at least ...
<p>A landslide destroyed nearly 300 homes, killing at least 10 people, as it swept through an Afghan village where residents were using only basic digging tools to search for survivors, officials said.</p> <p>A mountain lake in Panjsher, a province north of ...
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Arab News   31 January 2018   Afghanistan  
<p>KABUL: A powerful 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan Wednesday, the USGS said, with tremors felt as far away as Islamabad and New Delhi.<br>The quake hit at 0707 GMT near Afghanistan’s northern border with Tajikistan in the Hindu Kush ...
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NDTV   11 April 2016   Afghanistan   Ashkasham  
<p>A powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck parts of Pakistan and the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border in the Hindukush region. The tremors killed at least six people, reported the Press Trust of India.</p>
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BuzzFeedNews   27 October 2015   Afghanistan   Hindu Kush  
<p>The massive magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck in the remote Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan, but tremors were felt across Pakistan, India, and Uzbekistan.<br />A powerful magnitude-7.5 earthquake rocked the eastern Afghan region of Hindu Kush on Monday, ...
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Aljazeera   26 October 2015   Afghanistan   Feyzabad  
<p>A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake has struck in northern Afghanistan and was felt in a large area from northern Pakistan to India.</p> <p>The US Geological Survey put the epicentre near Jarm in the country's northeast, 250 kilometres from the capital ...
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The Guardian Nigeria   28 April 2015   Afghanistan  
<p>At least 52 people, mostly women and children, are feared dead after a landslide swept through a village in Afghanistan’s remote mountainous northeast Tuesday, the latest natural disaster in the war-torn nation, officials said.</p><p>By AFP</p>