18 ianuarie 2022

Rescuers search rubble of Afghanistan quake that killed 26


Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Search-and-rescue operations were underway Tuesday for survivors after a pair of earthquakes struck in the western region of Afghanistan and killed at least 26 people.The 4.9 and 5.3 magnitude earthquakes struck Afghanistan's northwest province of Badghis near the Turkmen border, according to the U.S. Geological Society. Officials said that between 700 and 1,000 homes were damaged and that the death toll could climb.AdvertisementThe worst-hit areas were Badruk, Darband-e-Safed [...]