In images: Deadly earthquake hits Afghanistan

Young children sit near their household that was ruined in an earthquake in the Spera District of southwest of the metropolis of Khost, Afghanistan, on Wednesday.

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Up-to-date 2244 GMT (0644 HKT) June 22, 2022

Kids sit in the vicinity of their house that was destroyed in an earthquake in the Spera District of southwest of the city of Khost, Afghanistan, on Wednesday.

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Afghanistan was rocked by its deadliest earthquake in a long time on Wednesday when a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the country’s east, killing far more than 1,000 persons and wounding a lot of a lot more, according to a regional formal.

The humanitarian disaster will come at a challenging time for the Taliban-dominated state, at the moment in the throes of hunger and economic crises.

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